Manson, Steven T. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Ramayya, Akunuri V. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
Hwang, Jae-Kwang Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
Last reviewed:October 2019
- Detection of multiple emissions
- Angular distributions
- Photoelectron spectroscopy
- Decay of excited states
- Angular distributions and correlations in nuclear physics
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An experimental technique that involves measuring the manner in which the likelihood of occurrence (or intensity or cross section) of a particular decay or collision process depends on the directions of two or more radiations associated with the process. Traditionally, these radiations are emissions from the decay or collision process. However, a variant on this technique in which the angular correlations are between an incident and emitted beam of radiation has been widely used; this variant is known as angular distribution.
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