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Published: 01 October 2015

144 Pages

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198718635

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Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides the historical development, key ideas, and applications of nuclear physics in a nutshell
  • Explores exciting new research in the field, with sections on exotic nuclei and the attempts to make superheavy elements
  • Describes key applications of nuclear physics, especially its importance in medicine through MRI and PET scans
  • Forms a companion volume to Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction by the same author
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

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