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ISOLDE – exploring exotic nuclei

A CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) brochure about the unstable and short-lived ‘exotic’ nuclei produced at the ISOLDE facility.



ISOLDE: exploring exotic nuclei (PDF)

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The ISOLDE facility uses protons from CERN’s accelerator complex to produce exotic nuclei of most of the elements. These radioactive nuclei are used for basic research in many areas of science including nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics.

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