Coulomb scattering

Coulomb scattering

[kü′läm ‚skad·ə·riŋ]
(physics)
A collision of two charged particles in which the Coulomb force is the dominant interaction.
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The primary channel resistance limiting mechanisms, namely, trapping, Coulomb scattering, Surface phonon and surface roughness scattering will be reviewed.
Among the topics there are the partial wave expansion method, Coulomb scattering, and spin and identical particles.