nuclear radius

nuclear radius

[′nü·klē·ər ′rād·ē·əs]
(nuclear physics)
The radius of a sphere within which the nuclear density is large, and at the surface of which it falls off sharply.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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into [R.sub.KNC] to obtain an rms nuclear radius of
In the case of a normal nucleus having a mass number A and a nuclear radius of [R.sub.A] = 1.2 x [A.sup.1/3] fm at the standard nuclear density [[rho].sub.0] = 0.17 [fm.sup.-3], the nuclear volume is

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