Atomic nuclei and their particles

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Clarendon Press, 1977 - Science - 194 pages
This account reviews current knowledge about the physics of nuclear structure, including the relevance of recent discoveries to cosmology. The latest advances in particle accelerator and detector technology are noted, and the description of nuclear reactions is expanded from the firstedition. Mathematical material is reserved for special appendices in order to facilitate a rapid grasp of the material. This book is an ideal text for introductory courses in nuclear physics.

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Contents

ATOMS ELECTRONS AND PHOTONS
1
NUCLEAR PHYSICS BEFORE THE NUCLEUS
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5 THE NUCLEUS REVEALED BY ALPHA PARTICLES
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