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Superelastic Collision

  1. Oct 31, 2005 #1
    Hello everyone,
    I've been looking for some information on superelastic collisions on the Internet, but I haven't found any site that explains how it happens or why it happens. Could someone please explain me (or post a link to a website that does)?
    Thanks a lot,
    Sombrancelha
     
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  3. Nov 3, 2005 #2

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    Mass Spectrometry terms wiki - http://www.msterms.com/wiki/index.php?title=Superelastic_Collision
    A collision in which the translational energy of the fast-moving collision partner is increased.

    Superelastic scattering - http://berrygroup.uchicago.edu/~art/SES.html

    Superelastic Electron Scattering From Laser Excited States of Sodium - http://ariic.library.unsw.edu.au/griffith/adt-QGU20050926-233521/

    Connection between superelastic and inelastic electron-atom collisions involving polarized collision partners. - (?)1: Phys Rev A. 1993 Jul;48(1):836-837.

    http://www.ptloma.edu/physics/research.htm

    For more let your fingers do the googling - "collision","superelastic"
     
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