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Published September 15, 1934 | public
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High energy gamma-rays from lithium and fluorine bombarded with protons


We have shown that some of the light elements, when bombarded with protons or deutons emit γ-rays, and we have in several instances measured the absorption coefficient of the radiation in lead, and from this attempted to estimate the quantum energy.

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©1934 The American Physical Society. Received 16 August 1934. We wish to express our appreciation to Professor J. R. Oppenheimer and to Professor R. C. Tolman for many helpful discussions in connection with this work, and to the Seeley W. Mudd Fund financial support.


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