The discovery of neutron-induced radioactivity

  • Francesco Guerra
  • Nadia Robotti


In the days following the discovery of alpha-particle–induced radioactivity it was planned to repeat Joliot and Curie’s experiments at the Physics Institute in Rome, as was announced in two letters written on the same day by Rasetti to Joliot and by Rasetti and Fermi to D’Agostino respectively.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversita di Roma La SapienzaRomaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di GenovaGenovaItaly

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