Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Spallation

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

spallation

Synonym: fragmentation.

2. Nuclear reaction in which nuclei, on being bombarded by high energy particles, liberate a number of protons and alpha particles.

Origin: M.E. Spalle, fragment