differential cross section

differential cross section

[‚dif·ə′ren·chəl ¦krȯs ‚sek·shən]
(physics)
The cross section for a collision process resulting in the emission of particles or photons at a specified angle relative to the direction of the incident particles, per unit angle or per unit solid angle.
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1997) Product state(s) resolved differential cross section of the reaction O([sup.
1997) Experimental determination of quantum state resolved differential cross sections for the hydrogen exchange reaction H+[D.
The Rutherford formula for the differential cross section, [sup.
To examine the simple analysis presented in the above section, we have calculated the differential cross section for a set of elastic nuclear reactions, like, [d-.
The resultant single differential cross section then reduces to the form
This asymmetrical distribution is related to the polarization of he photons by the Bethe-Heitler differential cross section, which serves as a theoretical prediction for asymmetry measurements.
In the single scattering regime, which takes place if the sample thickness d much smaller than L, the differential cross section of the scatterers d[Sigma]([Omega])/d[Omega] may be measured.
The differential cross section of a Rayleigh scatterer is that of a dipole.
The P-odd asymmetry of interest to us measures the strength of the dependence of the differential cross section for the ([[right arrow].
It is more convenient to express of the differential cross section in terms of a quantity known as the Generalized Oscillator Strength, F (q, [epsilon]) defined by
Topics include development of the photonuclear activation file, nuclear data for minor actinides, differential cross sections of complex particle emission reactions, Monte Carlo simulation of the fission fragments evaporation process, random matrix theory in statistical analysis of resonances, and nuclear data services.

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