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CBSE - XII Science - Physics - Nuclei

why is neutron so effective as a bombarding particle?

Asked by haider.samina 7th March 2015, 10:44 AM
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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 Expert 7th March 2015, 8:33 PM

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