Termset: TOBERER

Terms relating to chemistry, solid-state physics, and material science.
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Term: electron
Definition:

a stable subatomic particle with a charge of negative electricity found in all atoms and acting as the primary carrier of electricity in solids

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Term: phonon
Definition:

a quantum of energy or a quasiparticle associated with a compressional wave such as sound or a vibration of a crystal lattice

Examples:

The dispersion of the optical phonons was stronger than expected.

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Term: scattering
Definition:

a change in the direction of motion of a particle because of a collision with another particle

Examples:

Volume scattering refers to scattering caused by a change in index of refraction within a medium

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Term: thermoelectric
Definition:

producing electricity by a difference of temperatures

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Term: transport
Definition:

any of the phenomena involving the movement of various entities through a medium fluid or solid by virtue of nonuniform conditions existing within the medium

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