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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]

nucleon

[n(y)o̅o̅′klē·on]
a collective term applied to protons and neutrons within the nucleus.

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.

nucleon

a particle of an atomic nucleus; a proton or neutron, the total number of which constitutes the mass number of the isotope.
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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.
We have thus developed a simulation of the nucleon and its parent nucleus orbiting their common center of mass.
Using these form factors, the u, d, and s quark contributions to the charge and current of the nucleon can be determined.
In this stage, matter presses from an undifferentiated state to one of organized forms, moving, for example, from the less complex form of the nucleon to the more complex one of the atom and thence to the molecule.
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Rudolf Morf studied at the University of Basel, Switzerland, and did his PhD in Theoretical Physics in the field of nucleon scattering.
The minimum distance between the charges made equal to the transverse dimension of the nucleon vortex tube (thread) r = 0.
39, it follows that one proton or nucleon in a colliding lead nucleus has just less than 40 percent of the energy of an independent proton colliding.
Among the topics are deconstructing the nucleus one or two nucleons at a time, studying exotic nuclei through conversion electron spectroscopy, the time-dependent quantum description of nucleon transfers in reactions with deformed nuclei, the production of exotic nuclei in uranium photo-fission reactions, whether Finland will become the center of European neutrino physics, and the scientific potential of the Far East.
2]/2 1/r ([partial derivative]v/[partial derivative]r) is the spin-orbit term with [alpha] the fine structure constant and V is the mean potential field due to the nucleon and electron.