Physics - Neutron Radiation

Edexcel 360 Science

P3 Topic 5

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A neutron can be absorbed by a nucleus, making it ____________. The radioactive nuclei then emit ionising radiation: α, β or γ. Hence why neutron radiation is called _____________ ionising
Radioactive, Indirectly
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Hydrogen nuclei are the _________ and there for hydrogen rich materials such as water polythene or concrete are used for neutron radiation shielding
lightest
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Neutron absorption can make nuclei emit gamma radiation, so some nice thick _________ is added to neutron radiation shielding.
Lead
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Card 2

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Hydrogen nuclei are the _________ and there for hydrogen rich materials such as water polythene or concrete are used for neutron radiation shielding

Back

lightest

Card 3

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Neutron absorption can make nuclei emit gamma radiation, so some nice thick _________ is added to neutron radiation shielding.

Back

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