p44_012 - 12. (a) Consider the process 239 U + n 140 Ce +...

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12. (a) Consider the process 239 U+n 140 Ce + 99 Ru + Ne . We have Z f Z i = Z Ce + Z Ru Z U = 58 + 44 92 = 10. Thus the number of beta-decay events is 10. (b) Using Table 38-3, the energy released in this Fssion process is
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