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Basic Theory of Nuclear Processes

  • Pablo Mulás del Pozo

Abstract

Processes in which the atomic nucleus participates are either nuclear reactions or nuclear transformations (decay). These processes will be described in three sections. In the first section, atomic structure, general properties of nuclei, and types of radiation are discussed. The second section discusses nuclear reactions and radioactivity. The last section is a review of interactions of nuclear radiations with matter.

Keywords

Nuclear Reaction Mass Number Alpha Particle Target Nucleus Compound Nucleus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo Mulás del Pozo
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Politécnico NacionalEscuela Superior de Fisica y MatemáticasMéxicoUSA

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