Subject: How do neutrons accelerate in particle accelerators if they aren't charged?
Date: Tue Jun 19 23:48:40 2001
Posted by tim
Grade level: 10-12
School: raffles institution
City: No city entered. State/Province: No state entered.
Area of science: Physics
I'm reading up on transmutation of elements. The books say that they use a
particle accelerator to blast neutrons into target elements, and the neutrons
are supposed to decay to protons. But the books also say that accelerators only
work with charged particles. Neutrons aren't charged! Then how are they
accelerated? Please explain.
Re: How do neutrons accelerate in particle accelerators if they aren't charged?
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