Spin-flip scattering | Article about spin-flip scattering by The Free Dictionary
spin-flip scattering[′spin ¦flip ′skad·ə·riŋ]
Scattering of a particle with spin ½ in which the direction of the particle's spin is reversed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive
In addition, at relatively high energies (E > 15 meV) spin-flip scattering
is allowed on the ortho-hydrogen molecule which adversely affects the rotation angle.
GE180 has also a small amount of [Fe.sub.2][O.sub.3] component, 0.03% by weight that can depolarize the neutron beam by spin-flip scattering
by an unpaired electron.
The center row shows the same peaks for the P[parallel][tau] configuration, while the bottom row shows the subtraction of the P [perpendicular to] [tau] spin-flip scattering
from the P[parallel][tau] spin-flip scattering