spin-flip scattering

spin-flip scattering

[′spin ¦flip ′skad·ə·riŋ]
(quantum mechanics)
Scattering of a particle with spin ½ in which the direction of the particle's spin is reversed.
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In addition, at relatively high energies (E > 15 meV) spin-flip scattering is allowed on the ortho-hydrogen molecule which adversely affects the rotation angle.
03% by weight that can depolarize the neutron beam by spin-flip scattering by an unpaired electron.
The center row shows the same peaks for the P[parallel][tau] configuration, while the bottom row shows the subtraction of the P [perpendicular to] [tau] spin-flip scattering from the P[parallel][tau] spin-flip scattering.