Atomic Nuclei and Their Particles (Paperback)

By E. J. Burge

Clarendon Press, 9780198518723, 220pp.

Publication Date: August 25, 1988

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This account reviews current knowledge about the physics of nuclear structure, including the relevance of recent discoveries to cosmology. The latest advances in particle accelerator and detector technology are noted, and the description of nuclear reactions is expanded from the first edition. Mathematical material is reserved for special appendices in order to facilitate a rapid grasp of the material. This book is an ideal text for introductory courses in nuclear physics.