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Chapter 4 Vocab

Jacob Albright's chapter 4 vocab list

Nuclear Chemistry Involves the changing of the nucleus/stability of the nucleus. Ratio of protons to neutrons determines stabliity.
Alpha Particle The weakest radioactive particle discussed in this chapter.
Beta Particle The radioactive particle with a moderate strength.
Gamma radiation The radioactive particle with the most strength. It has no charge and no mass.
Natural transmutation Spontanious transmutations that occure naturally in the world. They have 1 reactant.
Artificial transmutation Transmutation caused by scientists coliding a charged particle with a target nucleus. They have more than one reactant.
Fission When a nucleus is broken apart in to more than one piece, and results in the release of energy.
Fusion The process of atoms comming together to form other atoms.
Half-life The amount of time it takes for half of a substance to decay. This is uneffected by temperature, pressure, and concentration.
Radioactive decay When a change occurs in the nucleus of an atom spontaniously which leads to the release of atomic particles(Alpha particles, Beta particles exetera).
Created by: jalbright4172