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David

Darling

ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS

absorbed dose
activation cross section
active beam
activity
alpha particle
atom
atomic bomb
atomic and molecular mass
atomic number
atomic orbital
atomic theory of matter
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
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
cross-section

Dalton, John (1766–1844)
Davisson and Germer experiment
de Broglie and matter waves
decay constant
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 line
energy level
excitation
excited state

fission
fluorescence
forward scattering
free-bound transition
free-free transition
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
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 magnetic resonance
nuclear reaction
nuclear reactor
nucleon
nucleus
nuclide

Oklo phenomenon
orbital

particle accelerator
periodic table
phosphorescence
photodissociation
photoelectric effect
photoionization
photoluminescence
pinch effect
Planck and the origins of quantum theory
Planck constant
plasma
plutonium
pressure ionization
pressurized-water reactor
principal quantum number
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

thermonuclear reaction
Thomson scattering
thorium
tokamak
transuranic element
tritium
tunneling

uranium

valence electron
valence shell
van der Waals force

wavefunction
work function

X-ray diffraction
X-ray tube
X-rays