Handbook of Nuclear Properties

Hardcover | April 1, 1994

EditorDorin Poenaru, Walter Greiner

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The need for this handbook is a direct consequence of a very large accumulation of new theoretical and experimental data on nucleur properties. The first five chapters are devoted to the presentation of experimental and theoretical aspects of the following topics: atomic masses of stable andradioactive nuclides; an intuitive way to understand the empirical trends of masses, based on a microscopic theory; Penning traps used as a modern mass spectrometer of high resolving power, accuracy and sensitivity; basic theoretical concepts and experimental techniques used to measure the nucleurshape parameters; new decay modes by hadron and cluster emission; the proton (p), and the beta-delayed particle emissions: neutron (n), 2n, 3n, 4n, p, 2p, 3p, d, t, etc. A series of tables are given in the second part of the handbook: fundamental constants and energy conversion factors; the decay modes of Gauge and Higgs bosons, leptons, quarks, mesons, baryons, and searches for free quarks, monoples, supersymmetries, compositeness, etc; selected alpha particleemitters; recommended data on y-ray and X-ray standards used for detector calibrations; a comprehensive table of all known nuclides (spin, parity, mass excess, half-life, or abundance for stable nuclei, and the main decay modes with the corresponding branching ratios).

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The need for this handbook is a direct consequence of the very large accumulation of new theoretical and experimental data on nuclear properties.

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The need for this handbook is a direct consequence of a very large accumulation of new theoretical and experimental data on nucleur properties. The first five chapters are devoted to the presentation of experimental and theoretical aspects of the following topics: atomic masses of stable andradioactive nuclides; an intuitive way to und...

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The need for this handbook is a direct consequence of the very large accumulation of new theoretical and experimental data on nuclear properties.

Poenaru is also at the Institute of Atomic Physics, Bucharest, Romania
Format:HardcoverDimensions:332 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.91 inPublished:April 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198517793

ISBN - 13:9780198517795

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Table of Contents

1. Atomic masses2. Shell model interpretation of nuclear masses3. Penning trap mass spectrometer4. Nuclear deformations5. Nuclear stability, hadron and cluster emission6. Fundamental constants and energy conversion factors7. Summary tables of particle properties8. Table of a-particle emitters: energies and emission probabilities9. X-ray and gamma-ray standards for detector calibration10. Table of nuclides

From Our Editors

The need for this handbook is a direct consequence of the very large accumulation of new theoretical and experimental data on nuclear properties.