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Range-Energy Relation for Protons and α-Particles in the New Ilford 'Nuclear Research' Emulsions


WE have recently completed an investigation to determine the relation between the energy of protons, α-particles and other light nuclei and their range in the new Ilford 'Nuclear Research' emulsions1. A complete account of the experiments is now in the press2, but in view of present delays in publication and for the convenience of other workers we wish to give a short account of the results.

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  1. Powell, Occhialini, Livesey and Chilton, J. Sci. Instr., 23, 102 (1946).

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  2. Lattes, Fowler and Cuer, Proc. Phys. Soc., in the press.

  3. Tsien, Chastel, Faraggi and Vigneron, C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 223, 571 (1946).

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LATTES, C., FOWLER, P. & CUER, P. Range-Energy Relation for Protons and α-Particles in the New Ilford 'Nuclear Research' Emulsions. Nature 159, 301–302 (1947).

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