isotopic scrambling
The achievement, or the process of achieving, an equilibrium distribution of @I03331@ within a specified set of atoms in a chemical species or group of chemical species (for an example, see diagram).
See also:
isotopic fractionation factor
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1132 [Terms] [Paper]
See also:
PAC, 1991, 63, 1541. (Recommendations for nomenclature and symbolism for mass spectroscopy (including an appendix of terms used in vacuum technology). (Recommendations 1991)) on page 1556 [Terms] [Paper]