Chapter 21: Nuclear Chemistry


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(In)stability of radioactive elements: Note the half-lives

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  • 21.1 - Nuclear Structure and Stability
    • Nuclear binding energy (MeV and MeV/nucleon)
  • 21.2 - Nuclear Equations
    • Particles in nuclear reactions
    • Balancing nuclear equations
  • 21.3 - Radioactive Decay
    • Each radioactive decay processes
    • Half-life (first-order kinetics)

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