Definition of Nuclear physics

1. Noun. The branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Physics, Nucleonics
Examples of category: Cross Section, B, Barn
Generic synonyms: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Terms within: Atomic Theory



Definition of Nuclear physics

1. Noun. The branch of physics that studies the nucleus of the atom, its internal structure and components. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nuclear Physics

nuclear magnetic pulse
nuclear magnetic resonance
nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
nuclear magnetic resonance tomography
nuclear magneton
nuclear matrix
nuclear medicine
nuclear medicine physician
nuclear meltdown
nuclear membrane
nuclear membranes
nuclear ophthalmoplegia
nuclear pacemaker
nuclear physician
nuclear physicist
nuclear physics (current term)
nuclear pore
nuclear pore complex
nuclear power
nuclear power plant
nuclear power station
nuclear power stations
nuclear propulsion
nuclear proteins
nuclear quadrupole resonance
nuclear reaction
nuclear reactions
nuclear reactor
nuclear reactor core
nuclear reactor cores

Literary usage of Nuclear physics

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1. Nuclear Legislation, Analytical Study Nuclear Legislation, Analytical Study by Nea (1999)
"The Institute's research is directed mainly to heavy ion nuclear physics, nuclear solid state research, radiation and photochemistry, nuclear chemistry, ..."

2. Small Business Innovation Research: Program Solicitation (1993)
"NUCLEAR AND HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS EDUCATIONAL DEVICES The DOE supports extensive programs of basic research in nuclear physics and high energy physics. ..."

3. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Nuclear Science research includes: relativistic heavy-ion physics, medium- and low-energy nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, nuclear theory and ..."

4. An International Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility: Exploring a Russian by Glenn E. Schweitzer, A. Chelsea Sharber (2005)
"... Return to the Russian Federation of Irradiated Fuel Assemblies from the Institute of nuclear physics of the ..."

5. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"... with nuclear physics and Cosmic Rays as special paper obtaining 2nd Class 1st Position ; Obtained Associateship Diploma of Institute of nuclear physics ..."

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