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  • Lithium And Electrons

    Lithium is the chemical element of atomic number 3, a soft silver-white metal. It is the lightest of the alkali metals. The two main parts of every atom are neutrons and protons. The three main subatomic particles that form an atom are protons, neutrons, and electrons. Electrons are the smallest of the three particles that make up atoms. Electrons are found in shells or orbitals that surround the nucleus of an atom. Protons and neutrons are found in the nucleus. They group together in the center of the atom. Protons has mass (g) of1.673 x 10-24, Mass (amu) is 1 and location is nucleus, Neutrons has mass (g) of 1.675 x 10-24, mass (amu) is 1 and location is nucleus, and electrons has mass (g) of 9.109 x 10-28, mass (amu) is 0.0005, and location…

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  • Hydrogen On The Periodic Table

    Hydrogen is an Alkali earth metal in group 1 on the periodic table. Hydrogen has an atomic mass of 1 and an atomic number of 1. Hydrogen has 1 VALENCE electron and 1 neutron. It has 1 ring, because it’s in period 1. Hydrogens state of matter is gas. Lithium is a Alkali Earth Metal on the Periodic Table. Lithium's state or matter is solid. Lithium has a atomic number of 3 and an atomic mass of 7 when rounded. It has 1 valence electron around its nucleus and 4 neutrons in the nucleus. Lithium has…

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  • Uranium 235 Nuclear Power

    Nuclear power is created through the process of nuclear fission, this involves splitting a large nucleus into two smaller nuclei with the release of kinetic energy and gamma radiation. The atoms that are usually used in the process of nuclear power are uranium 235 or plutonium 239. When a neutron with energy hits uranium 235, it becomes unstable and splits into two smaller nuclei such as barium and krypton whilst also releasing kinetic energy in the form of heat and also two or three neutrons…

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  • The Diagram Of Carbon-13 Represents An Ion And An Isotope

    Diagram 1 ¶: The diagram of the atom Carbon-12 represents an ion and an isotope. Carbon-12 has six protons and six neutrons in its nucleus, as shown on the diagram. Outside of the nucleus, this atom has five electrons. The protons are shown in the color orange, neutrons are in the color blue, and electrons in the color teal. The scientific principle subatomic particles says they are smaller than the atom itself, meaning protons with a positive charge, neutrons with a neutral charge, and…

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  • Research Paper On Nuclear Fission

    makes up 99.28% of all uranium atoms. The second-most common isotope, is the one used to generate electricity, because it can easily undergo fission. nuclear fission is a very efficient source of energy, nuclear reactors require very little fuel. A single 20-gram uranium fuel pellet can produce the same amount of energy as 400 kilograms of coal, 410 litres of oil, or 350 cubic metres of natural gas. nuclear reaction is at most basic nothing more than a reaction process that occurs in an…

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  • Atoms: Negatively Charged Particles

    Atoms are the most basic building blocks, everything around us are made out of atoms. Atoms are so small that it can’t be found under the finest microscopes. A tiny spec of dust contains millions of billions of atoms! Even though atoms are tiny, but it actually consist of three different particles: protons, neutrons, and electrons. In every atom, electrons move around the nucleus, the combination of protons and neutrons. The idea of an atom was first discovered by the ancient Greeks, they…

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  • Atomic Number 95 Research Paper

    directed at a fixed target (Caesium), so that two beams of particles can collide. An example of this reaction: Caesium-246 is bombarded with a Carbon-12 particle to produce Nobelium-254 and 4 neutrons. The reaction is as follows: Another example of a transuranic element being produced in a particle accelerator is caesium. Which is produced by alpha particle bombardment. Plutonium is bombarded with high speed helium nuclei (4-2 He) to produce caesium and a neutron. Australias OPAL (Open…

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  • What Is Nuclear Fission

    called neutrons, protons and electrons. Electrons have a negative electrical charge, protons have a positive electrical charge, and neutrons have no electrical charge. The neutrons and protons group together in the middle part of the atom, which is called the nucleus. An individual atom atoms will have at least as many neutrons as protons and it will have the same amount of electrons and protons. Atoms have a large amount of energy which holds their nuclei together. Specific isotopes of several…

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  • Composition Of Copper Research Paper

    the question: what exactly are the properties of copper that give it its properties? An element is a chemical substance in its simplest form. An atom is the basic unit of a chemical element. An atom consists of particles such as electrons, protons, and neutrons. The protons and neutrons of the atom make up its center, called the nucleus, and its electrons surround the nucleus from a certain distance.…

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  • Copper Atom Research Paper

    Atoms are what make up what we call “matter.” They are the smallest units of a chemical element, and they consist of protons, neutrons, and electrons. These components form an atom’s subatomic particles. Before discussing the copper atom at length, we must first be able to understand the components that comprise an atom. The first of these components that make up an atom is the proton. The proton is a very important part of an atom, because the atomic number of an atom is equivalent to the…

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