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By André Michaudon (auth.), Michel Baranger, Erich Vogt (eds.)

In the current quantity and within the previous one now we have stretched our common development of stories by means of together with articles of extra significant proportions than any we have now released sooner than. subsequently every one of those vol­ umes comprises in basic terms 3 overview articles. From the start of this sequence it's been our objective, as editors, to accomplish version within the scope, sort, and size of person articles enough to check the wishes of the person subject, instead of to restrain the authors inside inflexible limits. We consider that the 2 significant articles of Vols. five and six are solely justified and don't repre­ despatched pointless exuberance at the a part of the authors. the item by way of Michaudon on fission is the 1st complete account of the advancements during this topic, that have put it within the heart of the level of nuclear physics in the past few years. the invention of fission isomerism and its dramatic manifestations within the intermediate constitution of the neutron go sections for fissionable isotopes are one of the such a lot im­ portant and engaging occasions to take place in nuclear physics. those occasions got here as a shock, and reaffirmed that the power of nuclear physics lies within the blend of inventive experiments with uncomplicated ideas.

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Pseudohistogram Y(x) [Eq. 50)1 showing the frequency distribution of the W(OO)/W(90 0 ) anisotropy data for 235U neutron resonances (or groups) analyzed below 50 eV. The plot is a solid line when the circles are too close to each other. Calculated values of x = W(O°)/W(900) corresponding to various possible J and K values are indicated. The total area under the diagram is equal to 46 units [after J. W. T. Dabbs et al. (Dab+ 69)]. ratio W(OO) / W(900) takes the value x for the set of resonances which were analyzed.

In this group, a few resonances are so broad that their spin could not be measured. From their high value of R and their large value of r j , one can deduce that these broad resonances have In = 0+, and this is confirmed by multilevel analysis of the cross sections (DBM 70). ~ w ~ ~ w Fig. 23. The ratio R (multiplied by 102 ) of the yield of 1l5Cd relative to that of 99Mo produced in fission induced by slow neutrons in 23·PU, as measured by G. A. Cowan at neutron resonances (Cow+ 66), is plotted as a function of resonance energy.

Spin assignments obtained from the three types of experiments discussed above, are given in Table I. As noted previously, the agreement is rather good if one takes into account all the uncertainties associated with each experiment. The study of the angular distribution of the fission fragments, when fission is induced by nonpolarized slow neutrons in oriented 235U nuclei, 49 Nuclear Fission has provided interesting information about the transitIOn states. 6 OK) (OWP 65, Oab+ 68, Oab+ 69) or a 3He4He dilution system (T = O.

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