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hadron

(ha′dron″)
A member of a group of subatomic particles including the proton and the neutron. Tightly focused beams of hadrons are used in radiation therapy to destroy cancerous tissue.
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We begin the present paper by reiterating that given the extent and complexity of hadron and nuclear phenomena, any attempt for an exhaustive review of new ideas is outright unpractical.
The geometrization approach, which was based on analogy between general relativity as strong field and the hadron physics;
So that's where all the hadrons have gone," he said thoughtfully.
WHAT I found myself wondering the other day, has been going on at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland?
So far this is one of the most mysterious enigma in the hadron physics.
However, evidence from past heavy-ion experiments, as well as theoretical arguments, suggest that violent bubbling doesn't occur as the quark-gluon plasma turns into hadrons, notes MIT's Krishna Rajagopal.
First of all, we told them that our conclusions about the Higgs were only tentative and needed further confirmation, then we explained that even if we had found it, it was not THE Higgs Boson, but only A Higgs Boson, and there might be a lot more of them that we should keep looking for; and then we told them that this is, after all, a large hadron collider, and we really ought to be trying to collide some small hadrons too, which could lead to the discovery of a smaller Higgs Boson, which would take up less space than the Higgs Boson we've got already, thus leaving room for any further discoveries that might be made in the fullness of time.
The IBM effort represents the first full calculation of hadron masses from QCD, Weingarten says.
In that run PETRA's Mark J detector saw seven instances of something unanticipated: the simultaneous production of a gang of hadrons (protons and related particles) with a wide spread of energies along with a single isolated muon.
The central detector is surrounded by calorimeters, some designed for electromagnetic particles such as electrons and positrons and other for hadrons, the particles made of quarks, of which there are upward of 100.
Hadrons are particles made of quarks, including protons, neutrons and related particles, a cast of more than a hundred.
The objectives of this proposal will be achieved via strengthening and broadening of a long-lasting collaboration between research centres from EU and the US aiming at the development of a unified, QCD-based theoretical framework to describe the structure and collisions of hadrons and nuclei.