elastic scattering

elastic scattering
noun Date: 1933 a scattering of particles as the result of an elastic collision

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  • elastic collision — noun : a collision in which the total kinetic energy of the colliding pair remains unchanged and the total momentum is conserved although usually reapportioned between them * * * Mech. a collision in which the total kinetic energy of the… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Scattering from rough surfaces — Surface roughness scattering or interface roughness scattering is the elastic scattering of a charged particle by an imperfect interface between two different materials. It is an important effect in electronic devices which contain narrow layers …   Wikipedia

  • Elastic recoil detection — is a nuclear technique in materials science to obtain elemental concentration depth profiles in thin films. An energetic ion beam is directed at the sample to be depth profiled and (as in Rutherford backscattering) there is an elastic nuclear… …   Wikipedia

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