relative momentum

relative momentum

[′rel·əd·iv mə′men·təm]
(mechanics)
The momentum of a body in a reference frame in which another specified body is fixed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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where p is the magnitude of the relative momentum of the quark and antiquark, S is the total spin of meson, [LAMBDA] is the spin projection along the relative momentum, and [mathematical expression not reproducible] are the rotation matrices.
Seemingly, tacklers entered front-on tackles with a higher velocity more frequently than ball-carriers, which may be a contributing factor to the distribution of relative momentum and tackle dominance.
In Figure 4, we display the time evolution of relative momentum <[K.sub.R]> (a) and anisotropy ratio <[R.sub.a]> (b) for different [eta] and [A.sub.TOT].
The second quantity, the relative momentum <[K.sub.R]> of two colliding spheres, is defined as [38-44]
2458] reexamine the Schrodinger calculations leading to the zitterbewegung and replace his "microscopic momentum" vector with a "relative momentum" vector in the rest frame of the particle.
Relative momentum is the strongest in the following areas:
However they should gather relative momentum in FY12E as IMF pressure builds up.
This loss of relative momentum coincided with the start of the oil sell-off in July.
And the relativistic effect on the relative distance and the relative momentum and a covariance-related reduced factor used for the update of potentials [17,20] are considered in calculations.

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