deuteron


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deu·ter·on (d),

(dū'tĕr-on),
The nucleus of hydrogen-2, composed of one neutron and one proton; it thus has the one positive charge characteristic of a hydrogen nucleus.
Synonym(s): deuton, diplon

deuteron

(dū′tĕr-ŏn) d.
The nucleus of deuterium or heavy hydrogen.
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Bira van Kolck, of the University of Arizona, and his collaborators described that a property of the deuteron known as a magnetic quadrupole moment could reveal sources of a phenomenon known as time reversal violation.
If the nuclear force were only a few percent weaker, then a proton could not combine with a neutron to form a deuteron.
The instrument in use here was the 60-inch cyclotron, and the diamonds were bombarded with neutrons and alpha particles, as well as deuterons.
It was an American physicist, Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967), who had demonstrated that deuteron bombardment was equivalent to neutron bombardment.
It is known that the good description of the characteristics of the deuteron provides the selection of the nucleon-nucleon n-p potential in the form of a rectangular pit of depth V ~ 35 MeV and of width d = 2 fm [8].
In the Indiana University study, Stephenson's team collided a beam of deuterons into a target of deuterium gas.
It is seen in what follows that the separation between the proton and neutron cores in the deuteron is related to the maximum at 2[r.
The purpose of the contract is to replace the existing van de Grff accelerator by a tandem accelerator, delivering proton, deuteron and alpha particle beams with similar characteristics as those from the present machine.
Finally, a search for PV in the helicity dependence of the deuteron photodisintegration cross section, which is becoming practical with the development of the high intensity gamma source (HIGS) laser backscattering gamma facility at the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL), would be sensitive to the [.
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Known as a deuteron, this simple nucleus has roughly the same dumbbell structure as a molecule consisting of two atoms.
The p-p reaction, wherein two protons combine to make a deuteron, while relying on positron and neutrino emission, would come to play a vital role in (4) He synthesis within low mass stars [374, p.