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Simulated secular equilibrium
The Physics Teacher
  • Tom Greenslade, Kenyon College
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2002
Disciplines
Abstract

The water-column model of radioactive decay discussed by Smithson and Pinkston is modified for use as a demonstration of the stable series of radioactive decays in what is known as secular equilibrium.

Citation Information
“Simulated Secular Equilibrium”, The Physics Teacher, 40, 21-23 (2002)