PHYS 199M Problem Set 5
Due by 5:00 on Friday March 30
1. Suppose that an explosive device is made from 235U is super critical in a configuration with
the property that on an average each fission produce 2
PHYS 199M Problem Set 1
Due by 5:00 on Friday
Some useful facts and formulae:
Water has a density of 1 kg per 1000 cm3 which is equivalent to 1000 kg per m3
1 C=1000 c (C is the food calorie or ki
PHYS 199M Problem Set 4
Due by 5:00 on Friday March 9
1. Suppose that a scientist is going to do an experiment using particles from the radioactive
source containing one milligram 210Po. This is a very intens
PHYS 199M Problem Set 2
Due by 5:00 on Friday February 17
1. Suppose that you have a radioactive sample that contains one type of radioactive
material. On Monday morning you measure its level of radioac
PHYS 199M Problem Set 3
Due by 5:00 on Friday March 2
1. Suppose that a hydrogen atom makes an transition from N=3, to N=2 emitting a photon.
What is the frequency of the light emitted
2. Suppose that a