Y-process

Y-process

[′wī ‚prä·səs]
(nuclear physics)
The synthesis of certain nuclides in stars through nuclear reactions in which gamma rays remove neutrons, protons, or alpha particles from the nucleus; it is one mode of the p-process.

y-process

[′wī ‚prä·səs]
(nuclear physics)
The synthesis of certain nuclides in stars through nuclear reactions in which gamma rays remove neutrons, protons, or alpha particles from the nucleus; it is one mode of the p-process.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Up until this point the reader will have heard a lot about the Y-Process, a system of equations used by the investor to predict and time his purchases and sales to ensure maximum return (or at least minimal loss/risk).