: a scattering of particles as the result of an elastic collision
Examples of elastic scattering in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThese candidates would transfer energy to matter primarily through elastic scattering.
Julia Musto, Fox News, 15 May 2021 The experiment was known as elastic scattering, because the kinetic energy of the electrons was conserved in the interactions.
Dylan Loeb Mcclain, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2018
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