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Two-State Nuclear Decay JS Model
written by Wolfgang Christian
The Two-State Nuclear Decay Javascript Model simulates the radioactive decay of atomic nuclei into other nuclei.  In this model, the resultant nuclei are stable and there are no intermediate decay states.  Although the decay of a radioactive nucleus (radionuclide) is spontaneous and the time of its decay cannot be predicted, the probability of its decay k is constant and is often known.  The model displays a radioactive sample with N nuclides.  Radioactive nuclides are color-coded red and decayed nuclides are color-coded blue. Users can set the number of nuclides N, the decay constant k, and the time interval between measurements before the simulation is run. The simulation counts the number of decay events and stops when there are no radionuclides remaining.

The Two-State Nuclear Decay Javascript Model was developed using the Easy Java/JavaScript Simulations (EjsS) modeling tool. You can modify this simulation if you have Easy Java/JavaScript Simulations (EjsS) version 5.2 or above installed by downloading and importing the zip file into EjsS.
1 source code document is available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Modern Physics
- Nuclear Physics
= Radioactivity
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Probability
= Poisson Distribution
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
- application/zip
- application/javascript
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Free access
Program released under GNU-GPL. Narrative is copyrighted.
License:
This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license.
Rights Holder:
Wolfgang Christian
PACSs:
01.50.hv
07.05.Tp
02.50.-r
Keywords:
exponential decay, half-life, radioactive decay, statistical physics
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created February 11, 2016 by Wolfgang Christian
Record Updated:
April 2, 2016 by Wolfgang Christian
Last Update
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February 8, 2016
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W. Christian, Computer Program TWO-STATE NUCLEAR DECAY JS MODEL, Version 1.0 (2016), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13978&DocID=4364).
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W. Christian, Computer Program TWO-STATE NUCLEAR DECAY JS MODEL, Version 1.0 (2016), <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13978&DocID=4364>.
APA Format
Christian, W. (2016). Two-State Nuclear Decay JS Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved December 18, 2017, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13978&DocID=4364
Chicago Format
Christian, Wolfgang. "Two-State Nuclear Decay JS Model." Version 1.0. https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13978&DocID=4364 (accessed 18 December 2017).
MLA Format
Christian, Wolfgang. Two-State Nuclear Decay JS Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2016. 18 Dec. 2017 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13978&DocID=4364>.
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