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e-books in Nuclear Physics category

Book cover: Relativistic Quark PhysicsRelativistic Quark Physics
by - arXiv.org ,
We present a brief survey of the development of nuclear physics towards relativistic quark physics. This is followed by a discussion of the quest for the observation of the dissolution of nuclear matter into the deconfined quark matter ...
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Book cover: Weak Decay of HypernucleiWeak Decay of Hypernuclei
by - arXiv.org ,
The focus is on the weak decay modes of hypernuclei, with special attention to Lambda-hypernuclei. The subject involves many fields of modern physics, from nuclear structure to the fundamental constituents of matter and their interactions.
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Book cover: Lattice QCD and Nuclear PhysicsLattice QCD and Nuclear Physics
by - arXiv.org ,
From the table of contents: Intorduction - Nuclear Forces; Phase Shift from Lattice QCD - Luescher's formula in the finite volume; Nuclear Potential from Lattice QCD; Repulsive core and operator product expansion in QCD; Concluding Remarks.
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Book cover: Exercises with Solutions in Radiation PhysicsExercises with Solutions in Radiation Physics
by - De Gruyter Open Ltd ,
The textbook includes more than a hundred exercises and solutions to applied problems suitable for courses in basic radiation physics. Each chapter begins with a summary of important definitions and relations useful for the subject.
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Book cover: Nuclear PhysicsNuclear Physics
by - University of Manchester ,
From the table of contents: Basic Terminology; Nuclear Properties; Nuclear Models; Collective Excitations (Nuclear Vibrations, Nuclear Rotations); Alpha-decay (Fine Structure of alpha-decay); Beta-decay; Gamma-ray Emission; and more.
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Book cover: Atoms, Nature, and ManAtoms, Nature, and Man
by - United States Atomic Energy Commission ,
This book describes the environmental investigations that have been conducted with the aid of the atom since the first atomic detonation near Alamogordo, in 1945. The story is one of beginnings that point the way to a new understanding of the world.
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Book cover: The Fusion Energy Program: The Role of TPX and Alternate ConceptsThe Fusion Energy Program: The Role of TPX and Alternate Concepts
- U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment ,
While the focus of the study is on the TPX and alternate concepts, it also provides a history of the overall fusion energy program. With this context, the study identifies (but does not answer) some underlying questions that must be addressed.
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Book cover: Nuclear and Particle PhysicsNuclear and Particle Physics
by - University College London ,
These notes will provide introductory coverage of modern particle physics, complete coverage of nuclear physics principals relevant to modern day nuclear physics usage, and comprehensive coverage of principals of particle detection and measurement.
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Book cover: Radiation Oncology Physics: A Handbook for Teachers And StudentsRadiation Oncology Physics: A Handbook for Teachers And Students
by - International Atomic Energy Agency ,
This book is dedicated to students and teachers involved in programmes that train professionals for work in radiation oncology. It provides a compilation of facts on the physics as applied to radiation oncology and it is useful to graduate students.
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Book cover: Fusion PhysicsFusion Physics
- International Atomic Energy Agency ,
This reference book for graduate students provides an introduction to nuclear fusion and its prospects, and features specialized chapters written by leaders in the field, presenting the main research and development concepts in fusion physics.
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Book cover: Careers in Atomic EnergyCareers in Atomic Energy
by - US Atomic Energy Commission ,
Nuclear energy is playing a vital role in the life of every man today. It is essential that all Americans gain an understanding of this vital force if they are to realize fully the myriad benefits that nuclear energy offers them.
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Book cover: Theoretical Nuclear PhysicsTheoretical Nuclear Physics
by - Wiley ,
A clear and cogent investigation of key aspects of theoretical nuclear physics by leading experts: the nucleus, nuclear forces, nuclear spectroscopy, two-, three- and four-body problems, nuclear reactions, beta-decay and nuclear shell structure.
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Book cover: A short course on Relativistic Heavy Ion CollisionsA short course on Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions
by - arXiv ,
Some concepts in relativistic heavy ion collisions are discussed. To a large extent, the discussions are non-comprehensive and non-rigorous. It is intended for graduate students who are intending to pursue career in high energy nuclear physics.
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Book cover: Applications of chiral perturbation theory to lattice QCDApplications of chiral perturbation theory to lattice QCD
by - arXiv ,
These notes provide a pedagogical introduction to the subject. Topics covered include an introduction, inclusion of scaling violations in chiral perturbation theory, partial quenching and mixed actions, chiral perturbation theory with heavy kaons.
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Book cover: Gamma RadiationGamma Radiation
by - InTech ,
This book brings new research insights on the properties and behavior of gamma radiation, studies from a wide range of options of gamma radiation applications in Nuclear Physics, industrial processes, Environmental Science, Radiation Biology, etc.
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Book cover: Nuclear ReactorsNuclear Reactors
by - InTech ,
A comprehensive review of nuclear reactors technology from authors across the globe. Topics include: Flow Instability in Material Testing Reactors; Decay Heat and Nuclear Data; Improving the Performance of the Power Monitoring Channel; and more.
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Book cover: Radioisotopes: Applications in Physical SciencesRadioisotopes: Applications in Physical Sciences
by - InTech ,
The book Radioisotopes - Applications in Physical Sciences is divided into three sections namely: Radioisotopes and Some Physical Aspects, Radioisotopes in Environment and Radioisotopes in Power System Space Applications.
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Book cover: Nuclear and Particle PhysicsNuclear and Particle Physics
by - UMIST ,
In these lecture notes the author shall discuss nuclear and particle physics on a somewhat phenomenological level. The mathematical sophistication shall be rather limited, with an emphasis on the physics and on symmetry aspects.
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Book cover: Modern Atomic and Nuclear PhysicsModern Atomic and Nuclear Physics
by - Van Nostrand ,
The general coverage of the subject of atomic and nuclear physics provides the student who is planning to continue his studies of physics a reason able base for an understanding of many of the advanced texts and courses that he encounters later.
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Book cover: Nuclear Science: A Teachers Guide to the Nuclear Science Wall ChartNuclear Science: A Teachers Guide to the Nuclear Science Wall Chart
by - CPEP ,
You don't have to be a nuclear physicist to understand nuclear science. The Wall Chart was created to explain to a broad audience the basic concepts of nuclear structure, radioactivity, and nuclear reactions as well as to highlight current research.
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Book cover: An Introduction to the Interacting Boson Model of the Atomic NucleusAn Introduction to the Interacting Boson Model of the Atomic Nucleus
by - arXiv ,
This work introduces into the Interacting Boson Model, created in 1974 and then extended by numerous papers. Many-body configurations with s- and d-boson states are described and creation- and annihilation-operators for bosons are introduced.
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Book cover: Introduction to Chiral Perturbation TheoryIntroduction to Chiral Perturbation Theory
by - arXiv ,
This book provides a pedagogical introduction to the basic concepts of chiral perturbation theory and is designed as a text for a two-semester course on that topic. Various examples with increasing chiral orders and complexity are given.
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Book cover: Hadron Models and related New Energy issuesHadron Models and related New Energy issues
by - InfoLearnQuest ,
The book covers a wide-range of issues from alternative hadron models to their likely implications to New Energy research, including alternative interpretation of coldfusion phenomena. The authors explored some new approaches to particle physics.
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Book cover: Enrico Fermi: The Master ScientistEnrico Fermi: The Master Scientist
by - Cornell University ,
Cornell Emeritus Professor Jay Orear discusses his relationship with his former professor and mentor Enrico Fermi. The book also includes discussions of Fermi by other scientists, most of whom presented their papers honoring Fermi's career.
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Book cover: The Basics of NMRThe Basics of NMR
by - Rochester Institute of Technology ,
Nuclear magnetic resonance, or NMR as it is abbreviated by scientists, is a phenomenon which occurs when the nuclei of certain atoms are immersed in a static magnetic field and exposed to a second oscillating magnetic field.
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Book cover: Andrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human RightsAndrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human Rights
by - American Institute of Physics ,
Sakharov, the father of the Soviet Union's hydrogen bomb, went on to struggle for human rights, peace and democracy, sacrificing his high position for exile and repression. His pilgrimage is explained by his biographer and illuminated with photos.
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Book cover: Marie Curie and the Science of RadioactivityMarie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity
by - American Institute of Physics ,
Marie Curie opened up the science of radioactivity. She is best known as the discoverer of polonium and radium and as the first person to win two Nobel prizes. Her radium was a key to a change in our understanding of matter and energy.
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Book cover: Basic Physics of Nuclear MedicineBasic Physics of Nuclear Medicine
by - Wikibooks ,
Nuclear Medicine is a fascinating application of nuclear physics. The first ten chapters of this book support a basic introductory course in an early semester of an undergraduate program. Additional chapters cover more advanced topics in this field.
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