Flashcards in Nuclear Chamistry Quiz Deck (20)
What is the process called where an unstable nucleus loses energy by emitting radiation?
Which is a type of non-ionizing radiation:
Who laid the groundwork for the field of nuclear chemistry?
Where are protons located?
Inside the nucleus
Which is NOT a type of ionizing radiation:
What is the safe amount of REM exposure?
.5 REM per year
What is the term for the number of ionizations within a given volume?
What is the SI unit for measuring the amount of radiation you've been exposed to?
What is Gamma Radiation?
What is Alpha radiation?
What is Beta radiation ?
What can stop Gamma radiation?
When lead undergoes alpha radiation - - what does it become?
When Chlorine undergoes beta radiation - - what does it become?
What causes a nucleus to become unstable?
Too many neutrons
Can the Bobby resist low levels of ionizing radiation because it can repair the damage?
What important human materials inside the cell are damaged by ionizing radiation ?
What is a relatively constant level of natural radiation called?
What is radioactive decay?
It is spontaneous and does NOT require energy