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CH11 Vocabulary


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  • Alpha decay-a process that unstable atoms can use to become more stable.
  • Beta decay-a process that unstable atoms can use to become more stable (beta-minus and beta-plus)
  • Charge
  • Daughter products
  • Decay
  • Deuterium-a stable isotope of the element hydrogen
  • Gamma decay-
  • Geiger counter
  • Half-life-the amount of time needed for half of a sample of unstable atoms or particles to undergo decay
  • Isotopes-Atoms that have the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons
  • Mass-A measure of the amount of matter in an object.
  • Mass number-sum of the numbers of neutrons and the number of protons in a given nucleus
  • Neutron-uncharged particles found within atomic nuclei
  • Nuclear forces-
  • Nucleon-A proton or neutron found in an atomic nucleus.
  • Nucleus-the central part of an atom
  • Proton-positively charged elementary particle that is a fundamental constituent of all atomic nuclei.
  • Quarks-
  • Radioactivity-The emission of subatomic particles from a nucleus
  • Radioactive decay-
  • Repulsion
  • Strong nuclear force
  • Subatomic
  • Tritium-an unstable isotope of the element hydrogen



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