College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 30 - Nuclear Reactions and Elementary Particles - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions - Page 1028: 6


(b) $U^{238}$ into $Pu^{239}$

Work Step by Step

In fission breeder reactor, the un-fissionable $U^{238}$ is converted into fissionable $Pu^{239}$ via absorption of fast neutrons followed by successive beta decays.
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