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Putting two corners above a letter like $^{\ulcorner}f^\urcorner$

Is there a way to produce something like this $^{\ulcorner}f^\urcorner$, thus a symbol f with two corners on top, but elegantly and without the bad spacing?
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Different height of symbols in prescript with hat

I am trying to use such code: $$ \boldsymbol{f}\left(\prescript{S}{E}{\hat{\boldsymbol{q}}},\prescript{E}{}{\hat{\boldsymbol{d}}}, \prescript{S}{}{\hat{\boldsymbol{s}}}\right) $$ But the result ...
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Superscript in upper left to denote isotope in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am trying to denote a 28Si isotope. I used $^{28}Si$. In the output, the chemical symbol is in italics, also there is an unnecessary space between the symbol and the nucleon number. How do I get ...
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Prevent “jumping” \prescript stars

Look at the alignment of the following two formulas: X^* \cong \prescript{*}{}{X} The right stare, produced with \prescript, is higher than the left one. One solution from this question suggests a \...
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How to automatically remove additional space introduced by primes of left superscripts?

I need to use left superscripts. I know that there are packages as mathtools, tensor and leftidx. But they all suffer from the same typographical problem. If I typeset a left superscript and this ...
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Why no metrics for left subscripts and superscripts?

The math typesetting system in TeX aims at perfect spacing between symbols, hence has metrics describing the correct position of (right) subscripts and superscripts for each math symbol (as far as I ...