Definition of Backscattering

1. Noun. The scattering of radiation away from the surface of irradiated material. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of backscatter) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Backscattering

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Backscattering

1. Deflection of incident particle / radiation through an angle greater than 90 degrees relative to the original direction of motion/propagation. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Backscattering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"Introduction Nowadays, backscattering technique is the most diffused method ... Moreover, it has been also shown that polarization sensitive backscattering ..."

2. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nea, Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo, Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"The data can be separated in two parts: (i) the low-energy plateaus (below channel 410) due to the backscattering of analysing particles from the Zr atoms ..."

3. Proceedings of the Workshop on Ion and Slow Positron Beam Utilisation by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear, NEA Nuclear Science Committee (1999)
"Eva Vazsonyi KFKI-Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science POB 49, H-1525 Budapest, Hungary Abstract In backscattering spectroscopy ..."

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