resonance reaction

resonance reaction

[′rez·ən·əns rē‚ak·shən]
(nuclear physics)
A nuclear reaction that takes place only when the energy of the incident particles is at or very close to a characteristic value.
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The arc locations are determined by the Lindblad resonance reaction of the arc itself.
Despite uncertainties in the precise values of resonance parameters, the theory of how to model neutron resonance reactions is well enough established to allow us to estimate the order of magnitude of these contributions.
Lynn, The Theory of Neutron Resonance Reactions, Clarendon, Oxford (1968).

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