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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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There are reasons to believe that the destruction of hadronic matter in nuclear reactions (the mass defect) creates space.
Abstract: We describe new implementations of leptonic and hadronic models for the broadband emission from relativistic jets in AGN in a temporary steady state.
Ergut: Bertrand curves for nonnull curves in 3-dimensional Lorentzian space, Hadronic J., 27(2004), 229-236.
But to measure the path and momentum of more stable particles, the next stage consists of two different instruments: an electromagnetic calorimeter followed by a hadronic calorimeter.
[17] Vougiouklis T., 1994, Hyperstructures and Their Representations, Hadronic Press Monographs in Mathematics, Palm Harbor Florida.
It is expected that the planned measurements of the neutron life time and angular coefficients will provide a value for the hadronic vector weak interactions constant with an accuracy comparable to or better than the value determined from the [0.sup.+] [right arrow] [0.sup.+] nuclear [beta]-decay experiments.
Santilli has developed new reactors, called "Hadronic Reactors", which permit the processing of crude oil and liquid wastes into the gaseous fuel MagneGas (TM), which resolves the environmental problems caused by gasoline combustion in a way less expensive than current refining processes.
Words like 'aseity', 'apophatic', 'heuristic', 'axiological', and -- in a slightly different category -- such horrors as 'facticity' and 'salvific' do not trip off the tongues of most people every day of the week; and phrases like 'the hadronic spectrum of octets and decuplets; deep inelastic scatterings' are unlikely to mean much to most people.
A genuine testing of the U(1) x SU(2) x SU(3) gauge dynamics of the perturbatively understood SM beyond perturbation theory must, however, avoid model assumptions such as suggestively parameterized parton distribution functions and the associated factorization of soft-momentum, nonperturbative contributions to hadronic polarization tensors.
Among the topics are the status of theory and experiment in hadronic parity violation, quark and glue components of the proton spin from lattice calculation, the three-dimensional imaging of the nucleon: theory and phenomenology of transverse momentum dependence, searches for the role of spin and polarization in gravity: a five-year update, and Michel Borghini as a mentor and father of the theory of polarization in polarized targets.
The researchers hope that comparing the data gathered from these collisions with the predictions made by their current theoretical models would provide vital clues to not only the nature of cosmic rays, but also to their interaction with other hadronic particles.