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decay mode

[di′kā ‚mōd]
(nuclear physics)
A possible type of decay of a radionuclide or elementary particle.
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7 Table 5 Decay mode of the product nuclei and the properties of the nuclides after decay.
The two decay modes are recognized as fast and slow modes in view of the polymer concentration being higher than [C.
After this fast decay portion, the device switches onto the slow decay mode for the remaining fixed off-time period, which lasts 3.
Tevatron scientists found that the observed Higgs signal in the combined CDF and DZero data in the bottom-quark decay mode has a statistical significance of 2.
1983) Observation of exclusive decay modes of b-flavored mesons.
If the signal-to-background ratio is kept at 10:1, after a single reactor cycle (roughly 30 days) not only will this decay mode be definitively seen for the first time, but the spectrum of photons from radiative [beta]-decays will be measured at the 5 % level.
The fastest decay mode occurs when a positron having an antiparallel quantum spin forms a bound state with an electron of the same quantum spin state.
The new motor driver IC, designated TB62209F, integrates Toshiba's proprietary Selectable Mixed Decay Mode (SMDM), which offers enhanced accuracy in reproducing the waveform of output electric current, and has the ability to change according to the application.
By having the geochemical measurements and the direct measurements in agreement,' he says, "the theorists [who calculate the probability of this decay mode occurring in the nucleus] have to face the fact that the half-life value we obtained is the correct one.
The search for nine decay modes of the charged kaon and the neutral pion forbidden in the standard model by lf conservation will be carried out at a record sensitivity of one part in a trillion.