Questions tagged [binding-energy]

Please use binding energy in the context of the atomic scale and/or atomic systems. This can be used in nuclear reactions.

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Strong force and radioactivity [duplicate]

Why does adding more neutrons to an atom unstabilise it? Won’t adding more neutrons increase the strong force and thus knit the nucleus more tightly? Or is it because it’s being added in a particular ...
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Why is the total energy of an electron in an atom negative? [duplicate]

Why is the total energy of an electron in an atom negative? We know that $$E = -\frac{e^2}{8\pi\epsilon_0a_0}.$$ What does the negative sign in the above equation means?
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About nuclear energy levels

The energy level of a heavy atomic nucleus such as that of uranium, which is related to the zeta function, is determined by taking a discrete value, but cannot it be represented by an equation like an ...
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Do all binding energies work like the exchanging force of photons but just in different strengths? [closed]

Do all Binding Energies use the same force but in different strengths?
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BINDING ENERGY OR BINDING ENERGY PER NEUCLEON REMAINS CONSTANT [duplicate]

Which one is constant BINDING ENERGY or BINDING ENERGY PER NEUCLEON? I GOT LOTS OF ANS. BUT I CAN`T UNDERSTAND. IS NEITHER OF THE IS CONSTANT?