p-process

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p-process

A process of nucleosynthesis by which certain heavy proton-rich nuclei are thought to be produced.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

p-process

[′pē ‚prä·səs]
(nuclear physics)
The synthesis of certain nuclides in stars through capture of protons or ejection of neutrons by gamma rays.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.