disintegration energy

disintegration energy

[dis‚in·tə′grā·shən ‚en·ər·jē]
(nuclear physics)
The energy released, or the negative of the energy absorbed, during a nuclear or particle reaction. Designated Q. Also known as Q value; reaction energy.
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It must be mentioned that due to the fact that in the formula for the calculation of a specific disintegration energy the momentary drilling speed is included too, the statement about the ambiguity concerns this energy as well.