Stable and unstable nuclei

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  • Created on: 06-06-13 20:32

A stable isotope has nuclei that do not disintegrate, so there must be a force holding them together. We call this force the strong neclear force because it overcomes the electrostatic force of repulsion between the protond in the nucleus and keeps the protons and neutrons together.

Alpha Radiation

Alpha radiation consists of

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