Density of Na at the melting point

venerdì, Dicembre 25th, 2020

Atomic and Molecular Structure


Exercise of Nuclear reactor physics by ing. Giorgio Bertucelli.


The molecular radius of sodium is 1.9 Å (Angostrom). Estimate the density of Na11²³ at the melting point.


Solution
If the molecular is assumed to be spherical the volume VNa is given by

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