Despite its powerful typographic capabilities it is surprisingly difficult to typeset isotopes with LaTeX. Ad hoc methods as often give poor results with wrong alignment of atomic and nuclear numbers. The package isotope provides the \isotope macro for correct typesetting of isotopes.
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isotope – A package for typesetting isotopes
The package provides a command \isotope for setting the atomic weight and atomic number indications of isotopes. (The naive way of doing the job with (La)TeX mathematics commands produces an unsatisfactory result.)
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