10.86 As discussed in the "Chemistry Put to Work" box in Sec- tion 10.8, enriched uranium can be produced by effusion of gaseous UF6 across a porous membrane. Suppose a process were developed to allow effusion of gaseous uranium atoms, Ug). Calculate the ratio of effusion rates for 235U and 238U, and compare it to the ratio for UF6 given in the essay.

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10.86 As discussed in the "Chemistry Put to Work" box in Sec-
tion 10.8, enriched uranium can be produced by effusion of
gaseous UF6 across a porous membrane. Suppose a process
were developed to allow effusion of gaseous uranium atoms,
Ug). Calculate the ratio of effusion rates for 235U and 238U,
and compare it to the ratio for UF6 given in the essay.
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10.86 As discussed in the "Chemistry Put to Work" box in Sec- tion 10.8, enriched uranium can be produced by effusion of gaseous UF6 across a porous membrane. Suppose a process were developed to allow effusion of gaseous uranium atoms, Ug). Calculate the ratio of effusion rates for 235U and 238U, and compare it to the ratio for UF6 given in the essay.

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