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The discovery of isotopes : a complete compilation

Author: Michael Thoennessen
Publisher: Switzerland : Springer, [2016] ©2016
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This book describes the exciting discovery of every isotope observed on earth to date, which currently numbers some 3000. For each isotope a short essay highlights the authors of the first publication for the isotope, the laboratory and year where and when the isotope was discovered, as well as details about the production and detection methods used. In controversial cases previously claims are also discussed. At  Read more...
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Thoennessen, Michael.
Discovery of isotopes.
Switzerland : Springer, [2016]
(DLC) 2016935977
(OCoLC)942378961
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Thoennessen
ISBN: 9783319317632 3319317636
OCLC Number: 951217401
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 413 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Preface --
Dedication --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Radioactive decay chains --
Isotopes of stable elements --
First nuclear reactions --
Transuranium elements --
Neutron-induced fission --
Neutron-induced reactions --
Photon and pion induced reactions --
Light-charged-particle reactions --
Spallation and charged-particle induced fission --
Fusion-evaporation reactions --
Superheavy elements --
Spontaneous fission --
Heavy ion transfer and deep inelastic reactions --
Projectile fragmentation and fission --
Unbound isotopes --
Summary and outlook.
Responsibility: Michael Thoennessen.

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"Thoennessen (physics and astronomy, Michigan State Univ.) collected information on every isotope (or nuclide) ever discovered or created in a laboratory. ... The book documents their history and Read more...

 
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