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Atomic Structure, The Nuclear Physics of Radioactivity, Radioisotope uses - Includes details of decay, nuclear fission and nuclear fusion reactions revision notes

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Radioactivity & Nuclear Reactions Revision Notes Index

1a. The Structure of Atoms - fundamental and other particles

1b. What it is an atom like?  1bc. Quarks and proton & neutron structure

2a. What is Radioactivity? Why does it happen?

2b. How did they find out there were three types of atomic-ionising radiation?

3a. Detection of Radioactivity, its measurement and radiation dose units

3b. Ionising Radiation sources - radioactive materials

4a. Alpha, beta & gamma radiation - properties of 3 types of radioactive emission & symbols

4b The dangers of radioactive emissions - beware of ionising radiation from radio-isotopes!

5. The uses of radioactive Isotopes emitting alpha, beta or gamma radiation

6a. The half-life of a radioisotope - how long does material remain radioactive? implications!

6b. Uses of decay data and half-life values archaeological radiocarbon dating, dating rocks

7a. What actually happens to the nucleus in alpha and beta radioactive decay? nuclear equations!

7b. The production of Radioisotopes - artificial sources

8. Nuclear fusion reactions and the formation of 'heavy elements'

9. Nuclear Fission Reactions, nuclear power energy resource


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Easier-Foundation Radioactivity Quiz

or Harder-Higher Radioactivity Quiz

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crossword puzzle on radioactivity and ANSWERS!


ALPHABETICAL SITE INDEX for chemistry     


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