scattering

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S05487
A process in which a change in direction or energy of an incident @R05048@ is caused by interaction with a particle, a system of particles, or a @P04627@.
Sources:
PAC, 1982, 54, 1533. (Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional)) on page 1551 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2212 [Terms] [Paper]