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Nuclear Fission vs Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear Fission Nuclear Fusion Definition Fission is the splitting of a large atom into two or more smaller ones. Fusion is the fusing of two or more lighter atoms into a larger one. Natural occurrence of the process Fission reaction does not normally occur in nature. Fusion occurs...
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Nuclear Medicine Terms You Might Want To Know

Nuclear Medicine is a specialized area of the Radiologic Technology Field; in order to better grasp the value of this area, there are terms that must be fully understood first and they are listed below:  Bone scans is use to detect diseases of the bone at the...
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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Cyclotron

Built by Lawrence in 1929 Accelerates positive particles rather than the electrons Uses positively charged particles such as proton, neutron, alphas, deuterons, short- lived radioisotopes Particles are accelerated in a circular chamber called dees The particles are accelerated by electric fields between the dees until the particle acquires...
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