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* The energy equivalent (E = mc<sup>2</sup>) of the mass deficiency of an atom. where: E = is the energy in joules, m is the mass in kilograms, and c is the speed of light in m/s<sup>2</sup>.
 
* The energy equivalent (E = mc<sup>2</sup>) of the mass deficiency of an atom. where: E = is the energy in joules, m is the mass in kilograms, and c is the speed of light in m/s<sup>2</sup>.
  
 
* The minimum energy required to separate a nucleus into its component neutrons and protons.<br/>Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
 
* The minimum energy required to separate a nucleus into its component neutrons and protons.<br/>Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
 
[[Category: Chemistry]]
 
[[Category: Chemistry]]

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(nuclear binding energy)

  • The energy equivalent (E = mc2) of the mass deficiency of an atom. where: E = is the energy in joules, m is the mass in kilograms, and c is the speed of light in m/s2.
  • The minimum energy required to separate a nucleus into its component neutrons and protons.
    Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission