33
rd
Session: Modern Physics III
Mass Energy Equivalence
Recap
2
nd
classification of nuclei
Nuclear reactions
Binding energy & mass defect
Stability Criteria
Stability curve
2
nd
Classification of Nuclei
Stable Nuclei & Unstable (Radioactive) Nuclei
Concepts/Phenomena:
Radioactivity
Mass Energy Equivalence
Two Important curves
n v/s p (Chart of Nuclides)
B.E. per nucleon v/s Atomic Mass number (A)
Rutherford’s Experiment on Radioactivity