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heavy ion

[′hev·ē ′ī‚än]
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The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider primarily collides ions of gold, one of the heaviest common elements, because the gold nucleus is densely packed with particles.
At LBNL, construction had just been completed on a new accelerator facility known as NDCX-II which was to perform experiments relating both to HEDLP and to the development of a technology for initiating inertial confinement fusion reactions using heavy ions, commonly referred to as Heavy Ion Fusion (HIF).
A team led by Sigurd Hofmann of the Center for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, Germany, created copernicium, symbol Cn, in 1996 by bombarding a lead target with zinc.
The studies at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, which is 2.
Polyallyl diglycol carbonate, CR-39, has been used in heavy ion research such as composition of cosmic rays, heavy ion nuclear reactions, radiation dose due to heavy ions, exploration of extra heavy elements etc.
By smashing gold nuclei together at near-light speeds, physicists using Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) have recreated a short-lived state of hot, dense matter that existed microseconds after the Big Bang (June issue, page 26).
One such company was GSI-Darmstadt, which recently started operation of a heavy ion synchrotron for the acceleration of heavy ions that range from carbon to uranium.
Other topics include the ANTARES undersea neutrino telescope, the Majorana double beta decay experiment, five years of PAMELA in orbit, the search for heavy neutrino in rare kaon decays, and experimental signatures of superstrong magnetic fields in heavy ion collisions.
International researchers led by Lund University conducted an experiment to prove the existence of the element, which has been given the atomic number 115, at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research facility in Germany.
With this discovery, we seem to be seeing the very origin of collective behavior," Velkovska, professor of physics at Vanderbilt who serves as a co-convener of the heavy ion program of the CMS detector, the LHC instrument that made the unexpected discovery, said.
The Board especially notes his technical contributions to the fusion magnetic mirror program at LLNL, his many analytical assessments of potential fusion non-electric applications and his leadership of the national heavy ion fusion program while at LBNL.
The studies at the lab's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, which is 2.