Superiority of Atomic Mass per Nucleon as a Parameter for Nuclides rather than the Conventional Packing Fraction

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THE results of the calculations undertaken by Prof. Durnford1 are very interesting, and enable him to claim “uniqueness of the mass-surface relative to iron-56”.

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KLEPP, H. Superiority of Atomic Mass per Nucleon as a Parameter for Nuclides rather than the Conventional Packing Fraction. Nature 209, 1344–1345 (1966) doi:10.1038/2091344a0

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