Atomic Nuclei and Their Particles / Edition 2

Atomic Nuclei and Their Particles / Edition 2

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by Edward James Burge
     
 

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 first edition. Mathematical material is reserved for special appendices in order to

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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 first edition. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198518723
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1988
Series:
Oxford Physics Series, #13
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.48(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Atoms, Electrons and Photons
2. Nuclear Physics Before the Nucleus
3. The Nucleus Revealed by Alpha-Particles
4. Nuclear Accelerators
5. Nuclear Instruments and Methods
6. Nuclear Reactions
7. Nuclear Forces and Models
8. Cosmic Rays and Strange Particles
9. More Particles and Cosmic Consequences

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