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Textbook Problem

Tritium is naturally rare, but can be produced by the reaction n + 2 H 3 H + γ . How much energy in MeV is released in this neutron capture?

To determine

How much energy in MeV is released in this neutron capture n+H2H3+γ ?

Explanation

Given info:

  m(H2)=2.014101778um(H3)=3.016049281um(n)=1.0086649 uEnergy of 1 u = 931.5MeV

Formula used:

Energy,

  E=Δmc2

Calculation:

We have equation,

  

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