p44_003 - 3. If R is the fission rate, then the power...

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Unformatted text preview: 3. If R is the fission rate, then the power output is P = RQ, where Q is the energy released in each fission event. Hence, R = P/Q = (1.0 W)/(200 × 106 eV)(1.60 × 10−19 J/eV) = 3.12 × 1010 fissions/s. ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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