Deep inelastic collisions
Purohit, Milind V. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.
Huizenga, John R. Formerly, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.
Broda, Rafal. Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow, Poland.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Elementary-particle collisions
- Heavy-ion collisions
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Highly energetic collisions of elementary particles, namely, leptons and nucleons, which probe the nucleons' internal structure; or collisions between two heavy ions in which the two nuclei interact strongly while their nuclear surfaces overlap.
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