Lesson: Nuclear Fission High School PhysicsPhysics
In this lesson, we will learn how to describe the process of nuclear fission and how nuclear fission reactors work.
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Worksheet: 11 Questions • 3 Videos
An atomic nucleus in the core of a nuclear reactor is struck by a neutron, causing it to split into two smaller nuclei and release several neutrons. What is the name of this process?
Which of the following correctly describes the process of induced nuclear fission?
Which of the following correctly describes the process of spontaneous nuclear fission?