composite particle

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composite particle

n.
A subatomic particle, such as a proton or neutron, that is composed of two or more elementary particles.
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The Chief Minister added it would be difficult for a Constitution- bound state to defy the Supreme Court order or to refuse release of water.
It has also been clearly shown that the Faddeev-Yakubovsky calculation can have a high precision under local realistic potentials, as shown by a benchmark test calculation of a four-nucleon bound state.
When CRP is in its bound state, it activates a process known as complement.
The simplest upper limit on the strength of an additional interaction follows from the condition that this additional interaction does not create itself any bound state.
An externally applied voltage drives these carriers into a recombination region, where they form a single neutral bound state known as an exciton.
Such research efforts are leading to a convergence of nuclear and particle physics - toward explorations of the middle ground between viewing the nucleus as a bound state of protons and neutrons and viewing nucleons as assemblies of quarks and gluons.
The idea is that the resonating state of the closed channel is a field-tunable confinement-induced weakly bound state.
The film that focuses on the rampant drug abuse in Punjab ran into controversy, with politicians from the ruling SAD and BJP saying it was an attempt to malign the image of the poll- bound state and its people.
The first five chapters cover the main notions about shifting positions of bound state energy levels, main notions of spectral weight control (space localization of states), inverse problems and supersymmetry formalisms in quantum mechanics, addition of elementary transformations, and annihilation of states by degenerating of energy levels in the one-dimensional case.
The transition rate depends on the overlap between the ground state wavefunction for a low energy collision and the excited bound state wavefunction.