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Offline ajlinvil

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Fission "singles"
« on: March 21, 2009, 04:03:44 PM »
What is meant by the term "singles" in the context of fission?

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Re: Fission "singles"
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009, 01:03:45 PM »
When an atom fissions, it usually splits into two smaller fragments (and some neutrons).  A 'single' is when you only detect one of the fragments.

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