Isotope - Based Material Science

@inproceedings{Plekhanov2013IsotopeB,
  title={Isotope - Based Material Science},
  author={G. P. Plekhanov},
  year={2013}
}
As is well - known isotopes of a given element have identical numbers of protons but differ in the number of neutrons making up their nuclei. Particularly, in crystalline solids, this difference in nuclear mass most directly affects vibrational phenomena, i.e. phonon frequencies and all phonon - related properties. These include exciton binding energy, electronic band gaps, lattice constant, local and crystalline vibrational modes, self - diffu- sion in bulk material as well as isotope… 
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