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particle

noun atom, bit, component part, crumb, cutting, fragment, grain, granule, hint, mite, modicum, moiety, molecule, morsel, piece, pittance, point, scintilla, snippet, speck, spot, suggestion, trace
See also: constituent, element, iota, minimum, modicum, part, portion, scintilla
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0 MeV, which corresponds well to the actual alpha particles binding energy (28.
A single alpha particle can induce bystander effects in a population of cells, thus the sensitivity of primary oocytes to low doses of [.
8 mm, which, like the uranium metal implants, is an infinitely thick source for alpha particle emission.
Soft error rate testing (SERTEST) enables integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and fabless vendors to determine the impact of cosmic rays and alpha particles on the reliability of their next-generation memory and system-on-chip (SoC) semiconductor devices.
Carbon-12, an essential element we're all made of, can only form when three alpha particles, or helium-4 nuclei, combine in a very specific way.
Weller and the team at the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory expected that when hydrogen and boron fused, the result would be a three alpha particles, or helium nuclei.
As a result of his pioneering work on alpha particle theory, he served on the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor Deuterium-Tritium Program Advisory Committee and was a co-organizer of an international alpha particle workshop.
This introduced radioactive isotopes into the flux during processing so that the resulting lead contained polonium isotopes as determined by alpha particle counting.
Alpha Sciences provides equipments for sale and training focused on the alpha particle detection and measurement of all components of the semiconductor device.
The Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer and the Mars Hand Lens Imager, which share the turret with the brush and the rover's hammering drill, can gain data after dust removal, which usually would not be accessible from a dust-blanketed rock.
Switching tools, the rover then applied an alpha particle X-ray spectrometer to measure the soil's elemental composition.