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Properties of a Hypothetical di-Neutron

Naturevolume 162page213 (1948) | Download Citation

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THE question of the possibility of obtaining experimental evidence for the existence of a neutral particle of mass 2 has recently been raised by Kundu and Pool1. These authors suggest that certain features of nuclear transformations produced by bombardment by tritium (3H) ions favour the conclusion that a di-neutron having at least transient existence may be captured as a single entity in a nuclear process of an Oppenheimer– Phillips type.

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  1. 1

    Kundu and Pool, Phys. Rev., 73, 22 (1948).

  2. 2

    Myers and Van Atta, Phys. Rev., 61, 19 (1942). Wiedenbeck and Marhoefer, Phys. Rev., 67, 54 (1945).

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    Hemmendinger, Phys. Rev., 73, 806 (1948).

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    Allen, Burcham and Wilkinson, Proc. Roy. Soc, A, 192, 114 (1947).

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    Feather and Richardson, Proc. Phys. Soc., in the course of publication.

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  1. Department of Natural Philosophy, University, Edinburgh

    • N. FEATHER

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