How to use Neutrons in a sentence

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  • Control rods are inserted into the reactor core, more neutrons are absorbed.

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  • An atom is made up of protons, neutrons, and electrons.

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  • Germanium-76 can undergo double beta decay in which two neutrons decay into protons, electrons and antineutrinos.

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  • Shields made of water or wax can be used to absorb neutrons.

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  • The repulsion force being caused by the fact that the copper has more neutrons than the water.

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  • Second, it is a potent radioactive carcinogen, emitting a relatively heavy alpha particle composed of 2 protons and 2 neutrons.

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  • The typical helium atom consists of a nucleus of two protons and two neutrons surrounded by two electrons.

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  • These values depend on the density of protons and neutrons, which are collectively called baryons.

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  • This generates high brightness beams of energetic gamma rays, protons, neutrons, and heavy ions.

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  • Once thermal neutrons have been produced, then nuclear fission may begin to occur.

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  • By 1935 the two men had discovered slow neutrons, which have properties important to the operation of nuclear reactors.

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  • The number of neutrons and protons is such that the valence nucleons occupy the same orbitals.

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  • The assumption of charge independence is used to calculate production by cosmic ray neutrons using spallation cross sections for proton induced reactions.

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  • Several neutrons are also produced which may go on to strike the nuclei of other atoms causing further fission.

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  • Neutron High energy neutron High energy neutrons can penetrate thick lead shields.

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