- n the nucleus of deuterium; consists of one proton and one neutron; used as a bombarding particle in accelerators
- Discovery of the anti-deuteron shows that there must be a nuclear force binding the particles of antimatter that is equivalent to the one binding particles of ordinary matter.
- He wants deuteron or deuton to be the name of its atomic nucleus.
- By his method, Rabi learned, for example, that the deuteron, the simplest known nucleus, revolves like a football spinning end over end.
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- Tiny drops of hot quark soup: How small can they be?
New analyses of deuteron-gold collisions indicate that collisions between gold ions and much smaller deuterons, designed as control experiments, may be serving up miniscule drops of hot quark-gluon plasma.
Dec. 8, 2013 - Science Daily