Neutron Capture and Nuclear Constitution

@article{Bohr1936NeutronCA,
  title={Neutron Capture and Nuclear Constitution},
  author={Niels Henrik David Bohr},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1936},
  volume={137},
  pages={344-348}
}
  • N. Bohr
  • Published 1 February 1936
  • Physics
  • Nature
AMONG the properties of atomic nuclei disclosed by the fundamental researches of Lord Rutherford and his followers on artificial nuclear transmutations, one of the most striking is the extraordinary tendency of such nuclei to react with each other as soon as direct contact is established. In fact, almost any type of nuclear reactions consistent with energy conservation seems likely to occur in close nuclear collisions. In collisions between charged particles and nuclei, contact is, of course… 
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