nuclear resonance


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nuclear resonance

[′nü·klē·ər ′rez·ən·əns]
(nuclear physics)
An unstable excited state formed in the collision of a nucleus and a bombarding particle, and associated with a peak in a plot of cross section versus energy.
The absorption of energy by nuclei from radio-frequency fields at certain frequencies when these nuclei are also subjected to certain types of static fields, as in magnetic resonance and nuclear quadrupole resonance.
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