Definitions for "Neutron number"
The number, N, of neutrons in an atomic nucleus.
the number of neutrons in a nucleus, e.g., 56Fe contains 30 neutrons in its nucleus and 57Fe contains 31 neutrons in its nucleus
The number of neutrons in a nucleus. It is equivalent to the number of nucleons minus the atomic number or N = (A-Z). Symbol: . Related to atomic number. Related to mass number.