photodisintegration


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photodisintegration

[-disin′təgrā′shən]
the emission of a nuclear fragment caused by the interaction of a high-energy x-ray with an atomic nucleus. It may occur when an x-ray photon with energy greater than 10 MeV escapes interaction with the electron cloud or nuclear force field of an atom and is absorbed directly by the nucleus.
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NSOL's technology, the HYPERCOM(TM) ADS process, is an electron accelerator-based photodisintegration process, incorporating the most recent advances in the photo-nuclear industry.
OTCBB:NSOL) said today that three French experts have reinforced the scientific validity of the company's electron accelerator-based photodisintegration process for remediation of nuclear waste and the safe generation of electricity called HYPERCON(TM) ADS.
Nuclear Solutions' technology, the HYPERCON(TM) ADS process, is an electron accelerator-based photodisintegration process that reduces the atomic mass of radioactive materials, thereby rendering them non-radioactive or radioactive with a short half-life.
The Nuclear Solutions technology is an electron accelerator-based photodisintegration process that reduces the atomic mass of radioactive materials, thereby rendering them non-radioactive or radioactive with a short half-life.