52_100_Lecture_9_25_07

52_100_Lecture_9_25_07 - Nuclear Chemistry-The Good Smoke...

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9/24/2007 1 Nuclear Chemistry-The Good Smoke Detectors (Am-241) Food preservation – strawberries, pork Weld Inspections (Ir-192) Paper Manufacturing – Thickness of paper Medicine – Tracers (where did it go) and imaging (and a picture) Radiation treatments – blast the bad cells Making new elements! Dating of objects Smoke Detectors
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9/24/2007 2 Smoke Detectors Ionization chamber Smoke Detectors Ionization Chamber
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9/24/2007 3 Am Æ Np + He 241 237 4 Alpha source smoke Smoke Detectors Am Np + 95 93 2 Nuclear Chemistry-The Good Smoke Detectors (Am-241) Food preservation – strawberries, pork Weld Inspections (Ir-192) Paper Manufacturing – Thickness of paper Medicine – Tracers (where did it go) and imaging (and a picture) Radiation treatments – blast the bad cells Making new elements! Dating of objects
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