Question

The kinetic energy of a 300 K thermal neutron is

Solution

Correct option is

0.026 eV

The kinetic energy of a neutron at absolute temperature T is 

        

where k is Boltzmann constant. thus   

        

            

            = 0.026 eV.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

The ionization energy of hydrogen atom is 13.6 eV. Hydrogen atoms in the ground state are excited by electromagnetic radiation of energy 12.1 eV. How many spectral lines will be emitter by the hydrogen atom?

Q2

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Q3

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Q4

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Q5

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Q6

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Q7

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Q8

How much energy is released when one amu is wholly converted into energy?

Q9

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           ,  

The correct symbol for X is

Q10

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