decay theory


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decay theory

[di′kā ‚thē·ə·rē]
(psychology)
A model of forgetting which assumes that memories fade and will gradually be lost if they are not occasionally refreshed.
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These proceedings of the conference held in June 2004 in Odessa, Ukraine pay tribute to the great scientist who developed the alpha and beta decay theory and the Big Bang theory.
After a brief introduction Lipkin describes the specification of the initial and final states, shows allowed beta decay in words and pictures, describes angular momentum in beta decay and allowed beta decay with formulas, and closes by showing the connection with beta decay theory.