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scattering theory

[′skad·ə·riŋ ‚thē·ə·rē]
(physics)
The discipline that mathematically determines the amplitudes of the scattered fields in a scattering process or collision from the equations of motion of the interacting particles, including the potential energy of the interaction. Also known as direct scattering theory.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The researchers corroborated their finding using a model based on recently published scattering theory, demonstrating that the satellite signal is sensitive to this rain splash effect.
Among his topics are vector calculus, potential theory, initial value problem for the Maxwell equation, stationary scattering theory, and scattering and interior boundary value problem.
It can be calculated by any of the several approaches such as small amplitude perturbation theory [5], the Kirchhoff approximation [6], phase-perturbation theory [7], and by rigorous numerical solutions of the equations of scattering theory [8].
We briefly summarize some well-known facts of the scattering theory for the discrete Schrodinger operator.
If Klein and Nishina had taken up Dirac's scattering theory as the basis, they should have taken into account all of the possible states as intermediate states.
Colton, Qualitative Methods in Inverse Scattering Theory, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2006.
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Moreover, one might even think about using this simple model potential to examine different solution schemes of the inverse scattering theory, and this is the main idea developed in this paper.
Since the seminal paper of von Neumann and Wigner [13], Schrodinger operators with embedded positive eigenvalues have always played a special role in spectral and in scattering theory. In particular, several attempts have been made for generalizing the original result and for studying the stability of the embedded eigenvalues.
Although surface roughness can be calculated from these fitting parameters based on the scattering theory, the adequacy of the theory to the wet surface has not been sufficiently discussed.
Qualitative Method in Inverse Scattering Theory. Springer, Berlin, 2006.
The fetching of a single-flux scattering theory of the InAs nanowire based MOSFET has been presented here.