What is the difference between Scattering Crossection and Absorption Crossection in nuclear reaction crossection?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Please help me for one numerical problem;

"Arsenic [tex]As^{33}_{75}[/tex] has an absorption cross section for thermal neutrons of 4.1 b and a scattering cross section of 6 b, its density is 5.73 gm per cm cube. A beam of thermal neutrons is passed through a slab of arsenic 2 cm thick. By what fraction is the intensity of the beam reduced? [Avogadro Constant=6.023 x 10[tex]^{23}[/tex] mole[tex]^{-1}[/tex] and 1 b=10[tex]^{-24}[/tex] sq cm.]"

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# Homework Help: Scattering Vs Absorption Crossection

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