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elastic scattering

n.
The scattering of bodies resulting from elastic collision.
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* Elastic scattering spectroscopy, a newer technology that uses a smartphone-sized device to measure the difference in light scattered from different cellular structures, holds promise to reduce the number of negative biopsies when differentiating between malignant and benign skin conditions.
Also shown are the three principal contributions to the cross section, namely elastic scattering, inelastic scattering, and photoabsorption.
Scientist think that the blood moon's red tinge is due to the Rayleigh scattering (elastic scattering of light or other electromagnetic radiation) of sunlight through the Earth's atmosphere.
The softening of the spectrum is caused by both inelastic and elastic scattering of sodium.
Coherent Elastic Scattering. In Table 3 we present the total cross section for coherent neutrino-nucleus scattering off the target xenon isotopes as a function of neutrino energy.
where f (u, u) is the amplitude of elastic scattering on zero angles, [[rho].sub.w] is the Weisskopf radius, u is the relative velocity of molecules in the center-of-mass coordinate system, and [GAMMA] is the gamma function.
The traditional theory of neutron moderation is based on the law of probability of the energy distribution of elastically scattered neutrons in the laboratory coordinate system ("L"--system) (neutron scattering law, for example, [4, 6]), which is based on solving the problem of the kinematic elastic scattering of neutrons by nuclei of the reactor active zone [1 - 6].
We included following scattering processes of charged species with argon neutrals: [Ar.sup.+]: elastic scattering and charge transfer [25], electrons: elastic scattering, excitation to the first excited level, and ionization [12], and [Cu.sup.+]: elastic scattering [26].
The elastic scattering energy of a spherical shell in sandy sediment especially is analyzed using this method.
The maximum fraction energy loss/step (ESTEPE) was set to 0.25 (25%) and the maximum first elastic scattering moment per step (Xlmax) was set to 0.5.
Among their topics are a schematic model of baryons and mesons, on the way from sakatons to quarks, from symmetries to quarks and beyond, insights and puzzles in particle physics, the analytical determination of the quantum chromodynamic quark masses, quark mass hierarchy and flavor mixing puzzles, quark elastic scattering as a source of high transverse momentum mesons, exclusive processes and the fundamental structure of hadrons, lessons from supersymmetry: "instead-of-confinement" mechanisms, and quarks and a unified field theory of nature's fundamental forces.