Breit-Wigner theory

Breit-Wigner theory

[¦brīt ′vig·nər ‚thē·ə·rē]
(nuclear physics)
A theory of nuclear reactions from which the Breit-Wigner formula is derived. Also known as Bohr-Breit-Wigner theory.
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