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Definition of the noun Photoabsorption

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  1. [physics] A situation in which all of the energy of a photon is transferred to an atom or molecule


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Google previewFundamentals of Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory (2012)

by Miguel A.L. Marques, Neepa T. Maitra, Fernando M.S. Nogueira, E.K.U. Gross, Angel Rubio

Photoabsorption is a as photoemission, but now the electron is not removed from the sample. It is merely lifted to an unoccupied state above the Fermi level. The electron stays within the vicinity of the created ion and feels the presence of the ...

Google previewClusters and Nanostructured Materials (1996)

by P. Jena

Introduction Photoabsorption is a standard experimental method to study the excited states of ...

Google previewSolid State Physics (1983)

The lowenergy electron excitation of a core electron is clearly a two-electron process, while photoabsorption is a one-electron problem, as illustrated in Fig. 18 . In the X-ray case, a photon of energy had promotes an electron with energy Eol ...

Google previewDekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2004)

by James A. Schwarz, Cristian I. Contescu, Karol Putyera

Photoabsorption spectra for hydrogenated silicon clusters and quantum dots ( as in Fig. 8). The solid line represents spectra calculated using the time- dependent local density approximation. The dotted line represents a static local density ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry: Applications (2001)

by Nicholas D. Spencer, John H. Moore

A special reactive channel is cluster fragmentation induced either by photoabsorption or collisions with an inert gas. Measuring cluster fragmentation pathways and.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Materials Characterization (1992)

Surfaces, Interfaces, Thin Films by C. R. Brundle, Charles A. Evans, Shaun Wilson

of a selected element, the X-ray photoabsorption process is monitored. When the energy of the incident X-rays is equal to the ...

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology (2016)

by Boris Ildusovich Kharisov, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez

The resonant photoabsorption and vibration spectroscopy combined with scanning tunneling microscopy unambiguously identify the presence of Stone– Wales defects in BN nanotubes [138]. The geometries and formation energies of ...

Google previewConcise Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia (1998)

by Joseph C. Salamone

Researchers also have carried out studies concerning the effects of the K-shell photoabsorption of phosphorous on adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP) and DNA. 1314 In this study it was remarkably observed that a slight (0.65%) increase in the ...

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Photoabsorption Meaning

Video shows what photoabsorption means. A situation in which all of the energy of a photon is transferred to an atom or molecule. Photoabsorption Meaning.

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