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an alpha particle is emitted from a heavy radio active nucleus . compare the momenta of the alpha particle and the daughter nucleus

an alpha particle is emitted from a heavy radio active nucleus . compare the momenta of the alpha particle and the daughter nucleus

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
5 years ago
Take example of Uranium 238 at. mass.
 
U238 ---> U234 + alpha
Now the U234 would have high mass than apha particle and hence would have greater momentum.

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