why is neutron so effective as a bombarding particle?

Asked by haider.samina | 7th Mar, 2015, 10:44: AM

Expert Answer:

A neutron carriers no charge. It easily penetrates even a heavy nucleus without being repelled or attracted by nucleus and electrons. So, it serves as an ideal projectile for starting a nuclear reaction.

Answered by Faiza Lambe | 7th Mar, 2015, 08:33: PM