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bind·ing en·er·gy

energy that would be released if a particular atomic nucleus were formed through the combination of individual protons and neutrons.
Synonym(s): fusion energy

binding energy

1 the amount of energy required to separate a nucleus into its individual nucleons.
2 the energy released as the nucleus forms from nucleons.

binding energy

The minimum energy needed to dissociate an atomic nucleus into neutrons and protons—neutron binding energies (BEs) remove neutrons from the nucleus; proton BEs remove protons from the nucleus; electron BEs remove electrons.

bind·ing en·er·gy

(bīnd'ing en'ĕr-jē)
The force of attraction that holds an electron in its corresponding orbital shell.
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In summary, Phe120 may offer an optional conformation and lower binding energy due to the Pi-Pi interaction with the benzene rings of the tanshinones.
Table 1 Binding energy and Auger kinetic energy of copper Cu 2p3/2 and Cu LMM signals of copper compounds with the Auger parameter for PMM Depth, Cu 2p3/2 Cu [L.
An electron with energy E ionizes an inner shell with binding energy [E.
He wrote a series of books on the geology of the western United States, which included Basin and Range (1981), Rising From the Plains (1986), and Assembling California (1993), and he examined the citrus industry in Oranges (1967), aeronautical engineering in The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (1973), and nuclear terrorism in The Curve of Binding Energy (1974).
Since it represented the energy binding the particles together, it could also be called the binding energy.
This means that P* is essentially the binding energy of the polymer melt.
His titles include Oranges (1967); The Pine Barrens (1968), about an unspoiled area of New Jersey; Encounters with the Archdruid (1972); The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (1973), about experimental aircraft; The Curve of Binding Energy (1974), about the atomic bomb; The Survival of the Bark Canoe (1975), about a contemporary craftsman; Coming into the Country (1977), a masterful study of Alaska; A Roomful of Hovings (1979); Giving Good Weight (1980); Basin and Range (1981); In Suspect Terrain (1983); La Place de la Concorde Suisse (1984); Rising from the Plains (1986); and Looking for a Ship (1990), the story of McPhee's voyage with the U.
His titles suggest the range of his interests: Oranges (1967); The Pine Barrens (1968); The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (1973), about experimental aircraft; and The Curve of Binding Energy (1974), about the atomic bomb.
Scientists at Target Discovery will use the company's patented mass defect technology, Isotope-Differentiated Binding Energy Shift Tags (IDBEST(TM)), to validate clinical protein biomarkers at the isoform level, using retrospective patient samples provided by M.
Earlier, on the basis of this model the binding energy of the deuteron, triton and alpha particle have been determined [2], as well as many other parameters for both micro- and macrocosm [3-6].