separation energy


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Noun1.separation energy - the energy required to separate particles from a molecule or atom or nucleusseparation energy - the energy required to separate particles from a molecule or atom or nucleus; equals the mass defect
energy, free energy - (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms"
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They are treated as adjustable parameters which have to be determined from the best fit to the experimental data, level energies, B(E2) transition strengths and two-neutron separation energy.
68 kcal/mol between the enantiomers were in the range of chiral separation energy.

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