Atomzertrümmerung: Verwantung der Elemente durch Bestrahliaiglffit α-Teilchen

Abstract

THE artificial disruption of many of the chemical elements can be regarded as a direct outcome of the study by Geiger and Marsden of the scattering of α-particles by matter, and the formulation, in 1911, of the nuclear theory of the atom by Sir Ernest Rutherford. Theoretical work of Darwin on collisions of α-particles with the nuclei of atoms was supplemented by the experimental work of Marsden and Lantsbcrry, who discovered the production of H-rays in hydrogen when α-particles collide with the nuclei of hydrogen atoms. The later development of this work by Sir Ernest Rutherford revealed the production of H-rays when nitrogen is bombarded by α-particles, and in this we have the first instance of the artificial disintegration of an element by α-rays.

Atomzertrümmerung: Verwantung der Elemente durch Bestrahliaiglffit -Teilchen.

Von Hans Pettersson Gerhard Kirsch. Pp. viii + 247. (Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H., 1926.) n.p.

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L., R. Atomzertrümmerung: Verwantung der Elemente durch Bestrahliaiglffit α-Teilchen . Nature 120, 178–179 (1927). https://doi.org/10.1038/120178a0

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