Spontaneous Fission

Spontaneous Fission is a form of radioactive decay in which the original nucleus divides or splits into smaller nuclei. This usually involves the ejection of one or more electrons. Spontaneous fission is said to be a very slow process for lighter isotopes. It is a characteristic of very heavy isotopes.

An example of spontaneous fission is shown below:

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June 8, 2011 at 4:24 AM

Thanks for your nice and easy to understand explanation on fision.

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