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scattering

 [skat´er-ing]
a change in the direction of motion of a photon or subatomic particle as the result of a collision or interaction.
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[20] Goudsmit S, Saunderson JL (1940) Multiple scattering of electrons.
Considered effects of near-field interactions and multiple scattering on measured optical responses did not appear significant for the particles studied.
(9.) Auger, JC, Stout, B, "A Recursive Centered T-Matrix Algorithm to Solve the Multiple Scattering Equation: Numerical Validation." J.
Multiple scattering of electromagnetic waves by a finite number of point-like obstacles.
The multiple scattering procedure can be described as follows.
The coherent intensity is discussed according to the first-order multiple scattering approximation theory, and the two-dimension angle distribution expression of the incoherent intensity of the ground receiving antenna in rain environment is deduced in detail.
In particular, it appears that a series of publications (2) tend to systematically dissociate the origins of dependent scattering from multiple scattering phenomena even in white paint films.
The transmission is directly related to the spray concentration and errors caused by multiple scattering. High spray concentration may significantly interfere' with diffraction measurements.
Within the modified formalism of Glauber's multiple scattering theory, we have studied the elastic scattering of deuteron with nuclei in the mass region 6 [??] B [??] 72 at intermediate energies.
Multiple scattering in a reflecting cavity: application to fish counting in a tank.
The calculation time for rendering multiple scattering is a couple of hours per movie frame, which might be acceptable for films (SN: 1/26/02,p.

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