Neutron (on1, N)

(1) Neutron was discovered by James Chadwick (1932) according to the following nuclear reaction, 4Be9 + 2He46C12 + on1 or 5B11 + 2He4 → 7N14 + on1 

(2) Neutron is an unstable particle. It decays as follows,

          on1         → 1H1 +     -1e0 +       0v0

         neutron    Proton      electon    antinutrin o 

Get practice papers FREE

BOOK A FREE TRIAL
Copyright © 2010-2011 www.emedicalprep.com. All rights reserved.
Skip to toolbar