recoil particle

recoil particle

[′rē‚kȯil ‚pärd·ə·kəl]
(physics)
A particle that has been set into motion by a collision or by a process involving the ejection of another particle.
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Cano, "Total ionization and range of low-energy recoil particles in pure and binary gases," Physical Review Letters, vol.