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Name the constituent of an atom which has zero charge
Neutron
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Name the constituent of an atom which has the largest specific charge
Electron
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Name the constituent of an atom which when removed leaves a different isotope of the element
Neutron
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Under certain circumstances it is possible for a photon to be converted into an electron and a positron. State what this process is called.
Pair Production
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A photon of slightly higher energy than that calculated in part (b) is converted into an electron and a positron. State what happens to the excess energy.
Kinetic energy (of electron and positron
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Describe what is likely to happen to the positron shortly after its creation. In Pair production.
(meet an electron and) annihilate, (converting into two or more) photons
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Name the constituent of an atom which has the largest specific charge

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Electron

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Name the constituent of an atom which when removed leaves a different isotope of the element

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Card 4

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Under certain circumstances it is possible for a photon to be converted into an electron and a positron. State what this process is called.

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Card 5

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A photon of slightly higher energy than that calculated in part (b) is converted into an electron and a positron. State what happens to the excess energy.

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