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 (no͞o′klē-ŏn′ĭks, nyo͞o′-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The study of the behavior and characteristics of nucleons or atomic nuclei.
2. Development of instruments for use in nuclear research.

[From nucleon.]


(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the applications of nuclear energy
ˌnucleˈonic adj
ˌnucleˈonically adv


(ˌnu kliˈɒn ɪks, ˌnyu-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of science that deals with nuclear phenomena, as radioactivity, fission, or fusion, esp. practical applications.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nucleonics - the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nucleinucleonics - the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei
cross section - (physics) the probability that a particular interaction (as capture or ionization) will take place between particles; measured in barns
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
atomic theory - a theory of the structure of the atom
barn, b - (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
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Patent filings provide key insights into a country's R&D efforts: Russia excels in patent innovation in nucleonics, which reflects its reliance on nuclear energy; India's push in pharmaceutical development patents lists its output at about twice that of Russia, the next closest BRICK country; and in terms of petroleum-based and agricultural chemical patents, Brazil is far ahead of the pack.
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For 14 years Stanton has worked as a nuclear physicist for companies like General Electric, General Motors, Westinghouse and Aerojet General Nucleonics.
Summary: Since you're probably not a regular reader of the trade publication Nucleonics Week, let me summarize an article that appeared in its October 8 issue: It reported that Iran's supply of low-enriched uranium - the potential feedstock for nuclear bombs - appears to have certain "impurities" that "could cause centrifuges to fail" if the Iranians try to boost it to weapons grade.
Operating on eight channels of delay and width, Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation's Model 505 pulse and digital delay generator displays 10 nS edge resolution on all 16 edges.
Berkeley Nucleonics recently launched their Model 575 digital delay/pulse generator, which combines a multi-channel pulse generator with a digital delay generator in a single benchtop instrument.
Vendors of PRDs include Berkeley Nucleonics, SAIC, Canberra Industries and RAE Systems.
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At NPE '71 Industrial Nucleonics in Columbus, Ohio, demonstrated its Accu-Ray 800 beta gauge to control film thickness using a "minicomputer" to monitor and record production data.