Chain Yield

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The chain yield is the number of isobars of a specific mass, produced in 100 fission reactions. In other terms, the chain yield Y(A) is equal to the sum of all stable or long-lived cumulative yields for a given mass chain. The cumulative yield of the last (stable or long-lived) chain member is generally2 identical to the chain yield. These chain yields apply to fission products after emission of prompt neutrons that takes place in a time of 10−14 s after scission.

See also Independent Fission Yield, Cumulative Fission Yield


Nucleonica Wiki page on Fission Yields

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