exchange force


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exchange force

[iks′chānj ‚fȯrs]
(quantum mechanics)
The force arising in an exchange interaction.
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Electrical driving force and ion exchange forces a chromatographic separation of the raw materials, potassium chloride, and city water, into acid and alkali products that are re-arranged into KOH and dilute hydrochloric acid.
He said that the trade exchange forces had been seriously shaken by the international financial crisis.
Heisenberg had tried to explain why the nucleus remained intact despite the repulsion between protons by supposing the existence of exchange forces (see 1932, Proton-Neutron Nucleus).
Other local oil firms had not made their formal announcements but were expected to make similar prices adjustments since most of the fuel products sold in the Philippines are imported and thus vulnerable to the same supplydemand and foreign exchange forces.
(As long as it was thought that electrons existed in the nucleus, they might be viewed as a kind of cement, but that possibility was now gone.) Heisenberg suggested that exchange forces might exist.
Other firms made no formal announcements but were expected to adjust prices similarly since most of the fuel products in the Philippines are imported and are thus subject to similar supplydemand and foreign exchange forces.