UNIT 5. NUCLEAR PHYSICS

1. Holding the Nucleus Together

- Define binding energy of the nucleus.
- Relate the energy released in a nuclear reaction to the
  change in binding energy during the reaction.

2. Using Nuclear Energy

- Define how radioactive isotopes can be artificially produced
  and used.
- Solve nuclear equations.
- Define nuclear fission and chain reaction.
- Describe the operation of one or more types of nuclear
  reactors.
- Describe the fusion process.