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The Cyclotron and its Applications*

Nature volume 142, pages 630634 (08 October 1938) | Download Citation

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IN the early work on the artificial disintegration of elements by α-particles, it was thought that particles of very high energy were necessary in order to penetrate the nuclei of even the lighter elements, and there appeared little, if any, hope of ever extending these experiments to the heavy elements.

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