aggregate recoil

aggregate recoil

[′ag·rə·gət ′rē‚cȯil]
(nuclear physics)
The ejection of atoms from the surface of a sample as a result of their being attached to one atom that is recoiling as the result of alpha-particle emission.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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