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Dynamics IV: Aspects of locality: clustering, microcausality, and analyticity

Anthony Duncan

in The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573264
eISBN:
9780191743313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 5 discussed two possible approaches to constructing a relativistically invariant theory of particle scattering. The first attempt — a frontal assault in which one directly writes down for ... More


Collisions and collisional transport—I. Particle collisions

Abraham Bers

in Plasma Physics and Fusion Plasma Electrodynamics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199295784
eISBN:
9780191749063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295784.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the collisional scattering of particles, and some of the transport processes which they engender in plasmas. It pays attention to the basic descriptions and properties of ... More


The basics of X-ray and neutron scattering

D. S. Sivia

in Elementary Scattering Theory: For X-ray and Neutron Users

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199228676
eISBN:
9780191775116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228676.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter discusses the basic concepts of X-ray and neutron scattering. For purposes of simplicity, the discussion will initially be limited to the case where there is no exchange of energy in the ... More


Scattering in a given field. Collision between particles

Gleb L. Kotkin and Valeriy G. Serbo

in Exploring Classical Mechanics: A Collection of 350+ Solved Problems for Students, Lecturers, and Researchers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198853787
eISBN:
9780191888236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853787.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter addresses the differential and total cross section for the scattering of particles by central field, the scattering of particles by the fixed to ellipsoid, and the small angles ... More


Collisions and collisional transport—II. Fully-ionized plasmas—Unmagnetized

Abraham Bers

in Plasma Physics and Fusion Plasma Electrodynamics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199295784
eISBN:
9780191749063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295784.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter expands the discussion of collisional scattering of particles by examining collisional relaxation rates and some collisional transport characteristics in unmagnetized, fully-ionized ... More


Born’s Interpretation of the Wavefunction: Quantum Probability

Jim Baggott

in The Quantum Cookbook: Mathematical Recipes for the Foundations for Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198827856
eISBN:
9780191866579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827856.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Schrödinger hoped that his wave mechanics would help to re-establish some sense of ‘visualizability’ of the physics going on inside the atom. In searching for a suitable interpretation of the ... More


Scattering in a given field. Collision between particles

Gleb L. Kotkin and Valeriy G. Serbo

in Exploring Classical Mechanics: A Collection of 350+ Solved Problems for Students, Lecturers, and Researchers - Second Revised and Enlarged English Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198853787
eISBN:
9780191888236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853787.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter addresses the differential and total cross section for the scattering of particles by central field, the scattering of particles by the fixed to ellipsoid, and the small angles ... More


Hard Scattering Formalism

John Campbell, Joey Huston, and Frank Krauss

in The Black Book of Quantum Chromodynamics: A Primer for the LHC Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199652747
eISBN:
9780191749148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199652747.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The hard scattering formalism is introduced, starting from a physical picture based on the idea of equivalent quanta borrowed from QED, and the notion of characteristic times. Contact to the standard ... More


The Relationship between the Inherent and the Apparent Optical Properties of Surface Waters and its Dependence on the Shape of the Volume Scattering Function

John T. O. Kirk

in Ocean Optics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195068436
eISBN:
9780197560235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195068436.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Let us begin by reminding ourselves just what we mean by “the inherent optical properties” and “the apparent optical properties” of surface waters. The inherent optical properties are those that ... More


The Nuclear Atom

Frank S. Levin

in Surfing the Quantum World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808275
eISBN:
9780191846014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808275.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chapter 5 describes how the concept of quantization (discretization) was first applied to atoms. This was done in 1913 by Niels Bohr, using Ernest Rutherford’s paradigm-changing, solar-system model ... More


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