protons

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chemical element's number of protons in nucleus atomic number
order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements; equal to the number of protons in the nucleus or electrons in the neutral state of an atom of an element atomic number
cyclotron that accelerates protons up to several billion electron volts bevatron
(physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms; mediated by gluons color force , strong force , strong interaction
highly penetrating ionizing radiation of extraterrestrial origin; consisting chiefly of protons and alpha particles; collision with atmospheric particles results in rays and particles of many kinds cosmic ray
large proton synchrotron; uses frequency modulation of an electric field to accelerate protons cosmotron
physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons electricity
no two electrons or protons or neutrons in a given system can be in states characterized by the same set of quantum numbers exclusion principle , Pauli exclusion principle
interstellar space including streams of protons moving from the stars interstellar medium
use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images magnetic resonance imaging , MRI
atom's total protons and neutrons in nucleus mass number
sum of the number of neutrons and protons in an atomic nucleus mass number , nucleon number
resonance of protons to radiation in a magnetic field NMR , nuclear magnetic resonance , proton magnetic resonance
collider that collides beams of protons and antiprotons proton accelerator
theory of strong interactions between elementary particles (including the interaction that binds protons and neutrons in the nucleus); it assumes that strongly interacting particles (hadrons) are made of quarks and that gluons bind the quarks together QCD , quantum chromodynamics
stream of protons moving radially from the sun solar wind
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