Problem 10: Find out the K.E to which a proton must be accelerated to induce the following nuclear reaction. Li7 (p, n) Be7. Solution The…

Problem 9: Find the energy released in when β-decay changes 90Th 234 into 91Pa234. Mass of 90Th 234 = 234.0436 u and 91Pa234 = 234.042762…

Problem 8: 3Li6 is bombarded by deuteron. The reaction gives two α particles along with the release of energy equal to 22.3 MeV. Knowing masses…

Complete the following nuclear reactions; 7N14 + 2He4 —–→ 1H1 +?5B11 + 1H1 —–→ 6C11 +?3Li6 +? —–→ 4Be7 + 0n1 Solution 7N14 + 2He4…

Problem 6: Find the energy released in the fusion reaction; 1H2 + 1H3 ———-→ 2He4 + 0n1 Solution TheoryFusion reaction is one in which two…

Problem 5: Find the energy released in the following fission reaction; 0n1 +92U235 ——→ 36Kr92 + 56Ba141 + 3 0n1 + Q Solution This is…

Problem 4: Calculate the total energy released if 1 kg of U235 undergoes fission. Taking the disintegration energy per event to be Q = 208…

Problem 3: Write the nuclear equations for beta decay of the following; (a) 82Pb210 (b) 83Bi210 (c) 90Th 210 (d) 93Np239 Solution A neutron in…

Problem 2: A certain radioactive isotope has half-life of 8 hours. A solution containing 500 million atoms of this isotope is prepared. How many atoms…

Find the mass defect and binding energy of helium nucleus, 2He4. Solution TheoryThe mass of a nucleus is less than the sum of the masses…