The final fissionable product of neutron capture of the 92 238 U is to be stated. Concept introduction: A process through which a unstable nuclide looses its energy due to excess of protons or neutrons is known as radioactive decay. The cause of instability of a nuclide is its inefficiency in holding the nucleus together. 92 238 U is non fissionable. Breeder reactors are used to convert it into fissionable product. To determine: The final fissionable product of neutron capture of the 92 238 U .

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Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

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Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

2nd Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079243

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Chapter 18, Problem 56E
Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The final fissionable product of neutron capture of the 92238U is to be stated.

Concept introduction: A process through which a unstable nuclide looses its energy due to excess of protons or neutrons is known as radioactive decay. The cause of instability of a nuclide is its inefficiency in holding the nucleus together. 92238U is non fissionable. Breeder reactors are used to convert it into fissionable product.

To determine: The final fissionable product of neutron capture of the 92238U .

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