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Nuclear terms

James D. Lyman

Nuclear terms

a brief glossary

by James D. Lyman

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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Technical Information in Oak Ridge, Tenn.] .
Written in English

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  • Nuclear physics -- Dictionaries

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    Statement[by James D. Lyman.
    GenreDictionaries
    SeriesUnderstanding the atom
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23250932M


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Nuclear reactor A device in which a fission chain reaction can be initiated, maintained, and controlled. Its essential components are fissionable fuel, moderator, shielding, control rods, and coolant. Nucleon A constituent of the nucleus; that is, a proton or a neutron.

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This is a radioactive material. Nuclear masses are measured in terms of the atomic mass unit: 1 amu or 1u = ×10 −27 kg. One amu is equivalent to 1/12 of the mass of a neutral ground-state atom of 12 C.

Since electrons are much lighter than protons and neutrons (and protons and neutrons have similar mass), one nucleon has mass of about 1amu.

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