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Q.4. Uranium dioxide (UO,)is an oxide of uranium used in nuclear fuel
rods in nuclear reactors.
Calculate the mass attenuation coefficient of UO, for 1 MeV gamma
rays.
The density of UO, is 10 g/cm.
What is their mean free path?
Mean free path length (A-lambda), which is the mean distance a
particle or photon travels between interactions.
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Q.4. Uranium dioxide (UO,)is an oxide of uranium used in nuclear fuel rods in nuclear reactors. Calculate the mass attenuation coefficient of UO, for 1 MeV gamma rays. The density of UO, is 10 g/cm. What is their mean free path? Mean free path length (A-lambda), which is the mean distance a particle or photon travels between interactions.