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Nuclear Physics

Notes

General Properties of Nucleus and Atomic Mass Unit

The central core of an atom which contains all the atoms positive charge and most of its mass is known as an atomic nucleus. This note provides us an information on general properties of a nucleus and atomic mass unit.

Einstein’s Mass Energy Relation

The law of energy conservation and mass conservation are no more independent laws, but a single law called a law of mass-energy conservation. This note provides us an information on Einstein’s mass energy relation.

Nuclear Fission

According to Einstein’s mass-energy relation, the difference in mass (Δm) is converted into energy as ΔE = Δmc2 which is released during the reaction. The energy released is called nuclear energy. This note provides us an information on nuclear fission.

Nuclear Fusion and Differences between Fission and Fusion

Nuclear fusion is a process in which two or lighter nuclei combine or fuse together to form a heavier and stable nuclide. This note provides us an information on nuclear fusion and differences between fission and fusion.