P2 7.1 Nuclear fission

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  • Created on: 30-05-14 11:58
  • Nuclear fission is the slitting of an atomic nucleaus.
  • There are two fissionable isotopes in common use in nuclear reactors, uranium - 235 and plutonium - 239. The majority of nuclear reactors use uranium - 235.
  • Naturally occuring uranium is mostly uranium - 238, which is non…


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