photodisintegration


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photodisintegration

[¦fōd·ō·di‚sin·tə′grā·shən]
(nuclear physics)
The breakup of an atomic nucleus into two or more fragments as a result of bombardment by gamma radiation. Also known as Chadwick-Goldhaber effect.
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OTCBB:NSOL), Meridian, Idaho, said that three French experts have reinforced the scientific validity of the company's electron accelerator-based photodisintegration process for remediation of nuclear waste and the safe generation of electricity called HYPERCON(TM) ADS.
Nuclear Solutions' flagship, proprietary technology, the HYPERCON(TM) ADS process, is an X-ray based photodisintegration process, which is currently being applied industrially as an alternative method the remediation of nuclear waste.
NSOL's technology, the HYPERCON(TM) ADS process, is an electron accelerator-based photodisintegration process, incorporating the most recent advances in the photo-nuclear industry.
for NSOL's electron accelerator-based photodisintegration process for remediation of nuclear waste and the safe generation of electricity.