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Unformatted text preview: b. How are nuclides with too few neutrons most likely to decay? 5. Breeder reactors are used to convert the nonfissionable nuclide 238 U to a fissionable product. 92 Neutron capture of the 238 U is followed by 2 successive beta decays. What is the final fissionable 92 product? 6. When the U-235 nucleus is struck with a neutron, the Zn-72 and Sm-160 nuclei are produced along with some neutrons. How many neutrons are emitted?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course CHM 1046 taught by Professor Wolfe,d during the Spring '08 term at Hillsborough.
- Spring '08