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Synonyms for atomic physics

the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei

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As Lodge and Poincare foresaw, infant atomic physics developed in that direction (the atom with a nucleus).
Serge Haroche, who talked about his work on atomic physics and quantum optics.
He was named group leader for computational physics in the lab's nuclear test program in 1989, deputy division leader for high-temperature atomic physics in the Physics and Space Technology Directorate in 1994, and program leader for physical data research in the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Program in 1997.
They cover experimental methods of ultracold atomic physics, theory and experiment with Bose gas, experiment and theory with the Fermi gases and superfluids, low-dimensional atomic Bose gases, ultracold atoms and molecules in optical lattices, unitary Fermi gases, and potential insights into non-equilibrium behavior from atomic physics.
Certain tools and methods are appropriate for atomic physics, others for space physics.
This was a very successful experiment and is one of the most important in the field in recent years," Dirk Rudolph, Professor at the Division of Atomic Physics at Lund University, said.
Dr Ward's qualifications include a PhD in atomic physics, but when he launched his teaching career he moved into the field of computers and software.
Magurele already hosts top national research organizations such as the Institute of Atomic Physics, the National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, the National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, the Faculty of Physics of the University of Bucharest and 8 out of 19 strategic research facilities.
Pritchard is a pioneer in atomic physics research and has mentored three Nobel lauriates.
Lutwak joined Symmetricom in 1998 and has pioneered the effort to incorporate laser technology and modern atomic physics into fieldable high-performance atomic clocks, particularly high-performance cesium beam frequency standards and low-power cesium and rubidium gas cell oscillators.
Published in 1978, it was one of the earliest atomic physics confirmations of the Weinberg-Salam-Glashow theory that unifies the weak and electromagnetic forces.
Instead he could begin to dig into the deepest mysteries of atomic physics.
Since qubits can hold more than one location at once, a quantum computer could compute many more problems at once, according to Carl Williams, chief of the Atomic Physics Division at the U.
It differs from other textbooks on quantum electronics in that the material is more oriented towards the interests of atomic physics experimentalists as opposed to, say, workers in the telecommunications industry.