resonance level

resonance level

[′rez·ən·əns ‚lev·əl]
(quantum mechanics)
An unstable state of a compound system capable of being formed in a collision between two particles, and associated with a peak in a graph of cross section versus energy for the scattering of the particles. Also known as resonance.
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From time to time, I had occasion to discuss one thing or another with him, but I never had quite enough nerve to say, "Fred, is it really true that the resonance level in the carbon atom has shaken your atheism?
Liu's lab to get the resonance levels and make the measurements," said Zhang, lead author on a paper describing their work, which appears today (Nov.

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