﻿ When a deuteron  of mass 2.0141 u and negligible kinetic energy is absorbed by a lithium  nucleus of mass 6.0155 u, the compound nucleus disintegrates spontaneously into two alpha particles, each of mass 4.0026 u. Calculate the energy in joule carried by each alpha particle.     : Kaysons Education

# When A Deuteron  of Mass 2.0141 u and Negligible Kinetic Energy Is Absorbed By A Lithium  nucleus Of Mass 6.0155 u, The Compound Nucleus Disintegrates Spontaneously Into Two Alpha Particles, Each Of Mass 4.0026 u. Calculate The Energy In Joule Carried By Each Alpha Particle.

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The equation of nuclear disintegration is

The liberated energy Q is given by

This energy is equally shared by the two alpha particles. Hence energy carried by each alpha particle is .

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