Photo nuclear

photonuclear

[foh-toh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler]
adjective Physics.
of, pertaining to, or caused by the collision of high-energy photons with the nucleus of an atom.

Origin:
1940–45; photo- + nuclear


See nuclear.
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photonuclear (ˌfəʊtəʊˈnjuːklɪə)
 
adj
physics of or concerned with a nuclear reaction caused by a photon

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