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transition probability Syllabification: tran·si·tion prob·a·bil·i·ty

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of transition probability in English:


The probability of the occurrence of a transition between two quantum states of an atom, nucleus, electron, etc.
Example sentences
  • The calculation of the propagation of the proton is based on the transition probability and probability density of the proton at each site along the trajectory.
  • The ion flux at each step along the channel is a product of two terms: the transition probability between consecutive sites and the local probability density of the particles.
  • Probabilities for paternal haplotypes as functions of the transition probability t
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