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This PowerPoint covers the final module in the OCR 2015 A Level course, including: capacitors, capacitance and its definition, charging and discharging a capacitor, current-time graphs for discharging, capacitors in series and parallel, energy stored in a capacitor, time constant, exponential decay in capacitors, fundamental forces, electric field around a point charge, Coulomb's Law, electric field strength for a point charge, uniform electric fields between two plates, demonstrating electric fields, potential gradient, electric fields in a capacitor, dielectrics, electric potential, force-distance graph for point charges, electric potential energy, magnetic fields around bar magnets, wires and coils, Fleming's Left Hand Rule, the motor effect, magnetic force on a wire, charged particles in magnetic fields, velocity selectors, electromagnetic induction, flux and flux linkage, Faraday's Law, Lenz's Law, AC generators, transformers, the transformer equation, power in a transformer, the structure of the atom, Rutherford Scattering, nuclear and atomic densities, the unified atomic mass unit, isotopes, the strong nuclear force, nuclear radius, fundamental particles, quarks and antiquarks, leptons and antileptons, baryons and mesons, conserving mass and charge, beta decay in terms of quarks, types of ionising radiation, radioactive decay, half life, carbon dating, energy-mass equivalence, nuclear fusion and fission and calculating the energy released, pair production and pair annihilation, binding energy, binding energy per nucleon, fission in power stations, disposing of radioactive waste, producing X-rays, characteristic radiation, Bremsstrahlung/braking radiation, attenuation, simple scatter, photoelectric effect in X-rays, Compton scattering, pair production in X-rays, attenuation coefficient, contrast media, CAT scanners and how they work, CAT scanners vs X-rays, tracers, gamma cameras, pair annihilation, PET scans and how they are done, advantages and disadvantages of PET scans, definition of ultrasound, the piezoelectric effect, transducers, A scans vs B scans, acoustic impedance, reflecting ultrasound, Doppler Effect in ultrasound.

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