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atomic structure

n
(Atomic Physics) the concept of an atom as a central positively charged nucleus consisting of protons and neutrons surrounded by a number of electrons. The number of electrons is equal to the number of protons: the whole entity is thus electrically neutral
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Previously, Dr Yin has conducted research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of Minnesota where he participated in breakthrough research to solve the atomic structure of the Rous Sarcoma Virus Intasome.
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Physicists, chemists, and electrical engineers cover theory, atomic structure, and electronic structure.
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