Induced Radioactivity and Transmutation


WITH reference to Fermi's work1 on the bombardment of elements with neutrons and the production of rays, we suggest that the bombardment produces unstable and missing isotopes containing -particles, a diplon and neutrons. Thus with aluminium the transmutation would be as follows:


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    NATURE, 133, 757, May 19, 1934.

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NEWMAN, F., WALKE, H. Induced Radioactivity and Transmutation. Nature 134, 64 (1934).

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