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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

Outline how the synthesis of new isotopes is carried out in the laboratory. Why are neutrons so effective when used as a bombarding particle?

Interpretation Introduction

INTERPRETATION:

Neutrons are so effective when used as bombarding particle; the reason has to be explained.

CONCEPT INTRODUCTION:

Neutrons are very reactive, electrically neutral and they are moderately massive. So neutrons are used for bombarding particle.

Explanation

Neutrons have no electric charge. And they are very reactive, which can be useful for create a nuclear reactions. It is stable, massive and has no electric charge...

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