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Questions tagged [isotopologues]

This tag is for physical and chemical properties of compounds that differ in isotope of specific atoms. Not to be used for isotope or nuclear specific questions, or compounds with isotopes in different arrangements (isotopemers).

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Is acetic acid or d3-acetic acid more acidic?

Why is $\ce{CD3-COOH}$ more acidic than $\ce{CH3-COOH}$ despite being less electronegative? The book too said that $\ce{CD3} > \ce{CH3}$ in terms of + Inductive effect.
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Calculating the physical properties of isotopes

I am trying to determine the theoretical physical properties (namely melting and boiling temperatures) of isotopic substances. Harold Urey used Debye thermodynamics (which is quite dense) in his 1946 ...
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Chemical properties of isotopes

I've always heard that different isotopes of the same element have exactly the same chemical properties. But for example, I've read that some compounds which have hydrogen atoms interchanged by ...