Friday, November 7, 2008

Atomic nucleus

Properties of Nucleus

A nucleus is made of protons and neutrons.

Studies have shown that average nucleus R of a nucleus may be written as

R = R0A^(1/3) .. (46.1)

where R0 = 1.1*10^-15 m ≈ 1.1 fm and A is the mass number

Density within a nucleus is independent of A.

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