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Introduction

  • Michael ThoennessenEmail author
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Abstract

The introduction gives a brief overview of the different types of currently known isotopes. The criteria for the claims of isotope discoveries from the initial observation of radioactivity to the capability of detecting individual isotopes are described.

Keywords

Strong Force Large Scale Experiment Radioactive Nuclide Isotope Discovery Binding Neutron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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