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Flashcards - Nuclear Processes

Flashcards - Nuclear Processes
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reactant

A reactant is one of the 'ingredients' of a chemical reaction.

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beta decay
In nuclear physics, beta decay is a type of radioactive decay in which a beta ray, and a respective neutrino are emitted from an atomic nucleus
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beta decay
In nuclear physics, beta decay is a type of radioactive decay in which a beta ray, and a respective neutrino are emitted from an atomic nucleus
reactant

A reactant is one of the 'ingredients' of a chemical reaction.

half-life
Half-life is the time required for a quantity to reduce to half its initial value
alpha particle
Alpha particles consist of two protons and two neutrons bound together into a particle identical to a helium nucleus
nucleons
In chemistry and physics, a nucleon is one of the particles that make up the atomic nucleus

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