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nucleon

 [noo´kle-on]
a proton or neutron; one of the particles of an atomic nucleus.

nu·cle·on

(nū'klē-on),
1. One of the subatomic particles of the atomic nucleus, that is, either a proton or a neutron.
2. Slang term for specialist in nuclear medicine.
[nucleus + -on]

nu·cle·on

(nū'klē-on)
1. One of the subatomic particles of the atomic nucleus; i.e., either a proton or a neutron.
2. Slang term for specialist in nuclear medicine.
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Another way to arrive an estimate for GW emission in nuclei is to treat a nucleus as having several nucleons moving in it at some typical internal velocity.
In the frame of the optical model, all the interactions between the nucleons of the projectile and the nucleons of the target are replaced by an average and central interaction V(r) between the projectile and the target in their ground states.
It is now well established that collective transverse flow of the nucleons is a signature of the interaction and can provide information about the equation of state (EoS) as well as nucleon-nucleon (nn) cross-section of the nuclear matter.
We have thus developed a simulation of the nucleon and its parent nucleus orbiting their common center of mass.
In particular, it should be noted that the addition of one nucleon to the [K.sup.-][K.sup.-]p system gains -62 MeV, and the addition of one K to the [K.sup.-]pp system gains -41 MeV to the ground-state energy.
Twelve lectures from the June/July 2011 school explain the properties and motion of the nucleon internal constituents, quarks and gluons.
This silicon-based chip is similar to those previously used to detect protein, nucleon acid, and carbohydrate targets in clinical samples associated with viral or bacterial pathogens (12-13, 20-23).
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The radius of a nucleon is equal to its reduced Compton wavelength.
In the latter case the projectile nucleon can cut out in the nucleus a tube whose cross section is equal to the cross section of the nucleon and interacts only with this part of the target nucleus.
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