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ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS





   • absorbed dose
   • absorber
   • activation cross section
   • active beam
   • activity
   • alpha particle
   • angular momentum quantum number
   • atom
   • atomic bomb
   • atomic mass
   • atomic mass unit
   • atomic number
   • atomic orbital
   • atomic theory of matter
   • atomic volume
   • atomism
   • Auger effect
   • azimuthal quantum number

   • background radiation
   • Balmer series
   • Becquerel, Antoine Henri (1852–1908)
   • beta decay
   • beta particle
   • betatron
   • binding energy
   • Bohr atom
   • boiling-water reactor
   • boron counter
   • Brackett series
   • breeder reactor
   • bremsstrahlung
   • Brownian motion
   • bubble chamber

   • carbon-14
   • cathode rays
   • chain reaction
   • charge
   • charge number
   • Cockcroft, John Douglas (1897–1967)
   • complimentarity
   • Compton effect
   • containment
   • control rod
   • Coulomb barrier
   • critical mass
   • Crookes tube
   • cross-section

   • Dalton, John (1766–1844)
   • Davisson and Germer experiment
   • de Broglie and matter waves
   • decay constant
   • delayed neutron
   • delocalization
   • delta rays
   • deuterium
   • discharge tube

   • Einstein and the photoelectric effect
   • electroluminescence
   • electron
   • electron configuration
   • electron diffraction
   • electron emission
   • electron spin resonance
   • electron transition
   • electron volt
   • element
   • emission
   • emission spectrum
   • energy level
   • excitation
   • excited state

   • fast neutron
   • fissile material
   • fission
   • fluorescence
   • forward scattering
   • free-bound transition
   • free-free transition
   • fuel element
   • fuel rod
   • fusion

   • gamma rays
   • Geiger-Müller counter
   • Geissler tube
   • ground state

   • half-life
   • heavy water
   • Hund's rules
   • hydrogen spectrum
   • hyperfine structure

   • inelastic collision
   • internal conversion
   • ion
   • ionization
   • ionization chamber
   • ionization potential
   • ionizing radiation
   • irradiation
   • isobars
   • isoelectronic
   • isomeric transition
   • isotones
   • isotope

   • Larmor precession
   • light
   • linear energy transfer
   • luminescence
   • Lyman series

   • magic number
   • magnetic bottle
   • magnetic quantum number
   • mass deficiency
   • Manhattan Project
   • mass number
   • mass-energy relationship
   • moderator
   • Mössbauer effect

   • neptunium
   • neutron
   • nuclear energy
   • nuclear fuel
   • nuclear magnetic resonance
   • nuclear reaction
   • nuclear reactor
   • nucleon
   • nucleus
   • nuclide

   • Oklo phenomenon
   • orbital

   • periodic table
   • phosphorescence
   • photodissociation
   • photoelectric effect
   • photoionization
   • photoluminescence
   • pinch effect
   • Planck and the origins of quantum theory
   • Planck constant
   • Planck's quantum principle
   • plasma
   • plutonium
   • pressure ionization
   • pressurized-water reactor
   • principal quantum number
   • prompt neutron
   • proportional counter
   • proton

   • quantum
   • quantum mechanics
   • quantum number
   • quantum theory, origins

   • radiation
   • radiation shield
   • radioactive series
   • radioactivity
   • radioisotope
   • radionuclide
   • radium
   • radon
   • Raman effect
   • Rayleigh scattering
   • recombination
   • Rutherford, Ernest (1871–1937)
   • Rutherford's gold-foil experiment and atomic model

   • Schrödinger equation
   • secondary emission
   • shell
   • Soddy, Frederick (1877–1956)
   • spallation
   • spark chamber
   • spectral series
   • spin
   • spin quantum number
   • subshell
   • synchrotron radiation

   • thermal neutron
   • thermonuclear reaction
   • Thomson scattering
   • thorium
   • tokamak
   • transuranic element
   • tritium
   • tunneling

   • unpaired spin
   • uranium

   • valence electron
   • valence shell
   • van der Waals' force

   • wavefunction
   • work function

   • X-ray diffraction
   • X-ray tube
   • X-rays

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