 40.1: Isotopes of nitrogen, iron and tin have stable isotopes and Give th...
 40.2: Why is the decay chain not found in nature?
 40.3: A decay by emission is often followed by decay. When this occurs, i...
 40.4: The halflife of is much less than the age of the universe, yet is ...
 40.5: What effect would a longterm variation in cosmicray activity have...
 40.6: Why does an element that has not exist?
 40.7: Why is a moderator needed in an ordinary nuclear fission reactor?
 40.8: Explain why water is more effective than lead in slowing down fast ...
 40.9: The stable isotope of sodium is What kind of beta decay would you e...
 40.10: What is the advantage of a breeder reactor over an ordinary reactor...
 40.11: True or false: (a) In a breeder reactor, fuel can be produced as fa...
 40.12: Why is it that extreme changes in the temperature or the pressure o...
 40.13: We found in Chapter 25 that the ratio of the resistivity of the mos...
 40.14: According to the United States Department of Energy, the U.S. popul...
 40.15: Calculate the binding energy and the binding energy per nucleon fro...
 40.16: Calculate the binding energy and the binding energy per nucleon fro...
 40.17: Use the radius formula (Equation 401), where to compute the radii ...
 40.18: During a fission process, a nucleus splits into two nuclei whose ma...
 40.19: The neutron, when isolated from an atomic nucleus, decays into a pr...
 40.20: Use (Equation 401), where for the radius of a spherical nucleus to...
 40.21: In 1920, 12 years before the discovery of the neutron, Ernest Ruthe...
 40.22: Consider the following fission process: Determine the electrostatic...
 40.23: Homer enters the visitors chambers, and his Geiger beeper sounds. H...
 40.24: A certain source gives at time Its halflife is How many counts per...
 40.25: The counting rate from a radioactive source is at time and later th...
 40.26: The halflife of radium is Calculate the number of disintegrations ...
 40.27: A radioactive piece of silver foil is placed near a Geiger counter ...
 40.28: Use Table 401 to calculate the energy release, in for the decay of...
 40.29: Plutonium is very toxic to the human body. Once it enters the body ...
 40.30: Consider an alphaemitting parent nucleus initially at rest. The nu...
 40.31: The fissile material is an alpha emitter. Write the reaction that d...
 40.32: Through a friend in the security department at the museum, Angela o...
 40.33: A sample of a radioactive isotope is found to have an activity of i...
 40.34: A sample of substance that has an atomic mass of and emits particle...
 40.35: Radiation has been used for a long time in medical therapy to contr...
 40.36: (a) Show that if the decay rate is at time and at some later time t...
 40.37: A wooden casket is thought to be 18 000 years old. How much carbon ...
 40.38: A sample of radioactive material is initially found to have an acti...
 40.39: The rubidium isotope is a emitter that has a halflife of It decays ...
 40.40: Consider a single nucleus of a radioactive isotope that has a decay...
 40.41: Using Table 401, find the values for the following reactions: (a) ...
 40.42: Using Table 401, find the values for the following reactions: (a) ...
 40.43: (a) Use the values and for the atomic masses of and respectively, t...
 40.44: (a) Use the values and for the atomic masses of and respectively, t...
 40.45: Assuming an average energy of per fission, calculate the number of ...
 40.46: If the reproduction factor in a reactor is 1.1, find the number of ...
 40.47: Consider the following fission reaction: The masses of the neutron,...
 40.48: In 1989, researchers claimed to have achieved fusion in an electroc...
 40.49: A fusion reactor that uses only deuterium for fuel would have the t...
 40.50: The fusion reaction between and is Using the conservation of moment...
 40.51: Energy is generated in the Sun and other stars by fusion. One of th...
 40.52: (a) Show that where is the Coulomb constant and is the magnitude of...
 40.53: The counting rate from a radioactive source is The halflife of the...
 40.54: Find the energy needed to remove a neutron from (a) and (b)
 40.55: The isotope decays according to The atomic mass of is Determine the...
 40.56: The density of a neutron star is the same as the density of a nucle...
 40.57: Show that the nucleus is stable and does not undergo alpha decay, T...
 40.58: Gamma rays can be used to induce photofission (fission triggered by...
 40.59: The relative abundance of (potassium 40) is The isotope has a molar...
 40.60: When a positron makes contact with an electron, the electronpositro...
 40.61: The isotope is a emitter and has a halflife of A saline solution c...
 40.62: (a) Determine the distance of closest approach of an particle in a ...
 40.63: Twelve nucleons are in a onedimensional infinite square well of le...
 40.64: The helium nucleus or particle is a very tightly bound system. Nucl...
 40.65: Nuclei of a radioactive isotope that has a decay constant of are pr...
 40.66: The total energy consumed in the United States in is approximately ...
 40.67: (a) Find the wavelength of a particle in the ground state of a one...
 40.68: If and have respective masses of and determine the minimum energy, ...
 40.69: Assume that a neutron decays into a proton and an electron without ...
 40.70: In the laboratory reference frame, a neutron of mass moving with sp...
 40.71: (a) Use the result from Part (e) of to show that after headon coll...
 40.72: On the average, a neutron loses 63 percent of its energy in a colli...
 40.73: Frequently, the daughter nucleus of a radioactive parent nucleus is...
 40.74: Suppose isotope A decays to isotope B and has a decay constant and ...
 40.75: An example of the situation discussed in is the radioactive isotope...
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