heavy particle


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Noun1.heavy particle - any of the elementary particles having a mass equal to or greater than that of a proton and that participate in strong interactions; a hadron with a baryon number of +1
fermion - any particle that obeys Fermi-Dirac statistics and is subject to the Pauli exclusion principle
hadron - any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
hyperon - any baryon that is not a nucleon; unstable particle with mass greater than a neutron
nucleon - a constituent (proton or neutron) of an atomic nucleus
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Tenders are invited for MTPS-I -BM Unit II Boiler- Capital maintenance 2015- Water washing of Boiler Ist & IInd pass area- Removal of heavy particle of soot deposited on water wall tube, platen SH coil and Reheater coil - Overhauling of water wall soot blowers & LRSB .
The Stokes drag term has been corrected using the heavy particle correction term, which is valid for particle Reynolds numbers up to [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Dust-laden winds produced by the interaction of a low pressure system over Iran and a high pressure system over the Arabian Peninsula have kicked up additional sand upon reaching the UAE, leading to heavy particle suspension in the air.
First consider the energy loss by close collisions of a fast, but nonrelativistic, heavy particle of charge ze passing through electronic plasma.
As an initial step, the TBMF proceeds with a plan of establishing the Tokyo Bay Medical Frontier Center, a shared facility that will provide the cutting-edge cancer treatments such as heavy particle therapy and immune cell therapy.
Clinical studies for the method are scheduled to be held on more than 1,000 patients at the institute's heavy particle radiotherapy center in Chiba and five universities across the nation as early as next April, according to Mayumi Iwakawa, leader of one of the research groups in the project.
For ICAMDATA papers were presented on atomic structure, electron and photon impact processes, heavy particle collisions, and atomic and molecular data center.
The heavy particle concentrate was then sent to CIMM laboratories in Santiago for analysis of gold content.
However, if the high-energy gamma ray passes near a very heavy particle, then the heavy particle can soak up all the momentum without carrying away a significant amount of energy [7, [section]5.
That seeming contradiction is permitted by the weird laws of quantum theory--as long as the heavy particle lasts for only a brief time.
Meanwhile, the survival rates of mice after radiation exposures, both low-LET radiation and heavy particle radiation, are improved when glycine betaine is administered.
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