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Radiations from radioactive substances

Author: Ernest Rutherford; James Chadwick; Charles Drummond Ellis
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge library collection. Physical sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) was New Zealand-born physicist who discovered the so-called planetary structure of atoms. His co-authors also made significant discoveries in the field of nuclear  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Rutherford; James Chadwick; Charles Drummond Ellis
ISBN: 9781108009010 1108009018
OCLC Number: 850756820
Contents: Preface; 1. Radioactive transformations; 2. The alpha rays; 3. Absorption of the alpha rays; 4. Some properties of the alpha particle; 5. Theories of absorption of alpha rays; 6. Secondary effects produced by alpha rays; 7. General properties of the radiations; 8. The scattering of alpha and beta particles; 9. The collisions of alpha particles with light atoms; 10. The artificial disintegration of the light elements; 11. The radioactive nuclei; 12. Beta ray and gamma ray spectra; 13. The disintegration electrons; 14. The passage of beta particles through matter; 15. The scattering and absorption of gamma rays; 16. Intensity problems connected with the emission of gamma rays; 17. Atomic nuclei; 18. Miscellaneous; Appendix; Indexes.
Series Title: Cambridge library collection. Physical sciences.
Responsibility: Ernest Rutherford, James Chadwick, Charles Drummond Ellis.
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