Escape probability | Article about escape probability by The Free Dictionary
escape probability[ə′skāp ‚präb·ə‚bil·əd·ē]
The proportion of neutrons produced in a reactor which eventually leaves the reactor without being absorbed.
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The optimal escape probability
occurs at 27 days for nonworkers and 209 days (about seven months) for those who take a transitional job.
Note that this model is still consistent with notified workers having a higher probability of avoiding unemployment, since this probability consists of the escape probability
at t = 0 plus the accumulated escape over the pre-displacement interval [-k, 0].
k [approximately equal to] 2Nu x " Escape probability
" x 1/K.