rainbow scattering

rainbow scattering

[′rān‚bō ‚skad·ər·iŋ]
(physics)
The scattering of particles by a potential that contains both attractive and repulsive parts and whose width is much greater than the de Broglie wavelength of the particles; analogous to scattering of light by liquid droplets, which produces a rainbow.
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Online lecture "Rainbow scattering" was conducted by the doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor of NUU "BelGU" Vladislav Syshchenko
In his lecture, Vladislav Syshchenko described how a rainbow is formed and how rainbow scattering is manifested in different areas of physics.