Modern Elementary Particle Physics

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So, once the larger nucleus can overcome the strong nuclear force which holds it together, it can fission. Without absorbing too many, it must slow down the neutrons in elastic collisions (compare it with collisions between billiard balls on an atomic scale). Fuel rods - when removed they are radioactive and are therefore only handeled remotely. The aim of this programme – which began in 1956 – is to provide the necessary background, both in breadth and in depth, for anyone wishing to enter the nuclear industry.

Pages: 400

Publisher: Perseus Books (Sd); First Edition edition (October 1987)

ISBN: 0201117495

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