Share this entry

Share this page

coupling constant

Saltos de línea: coup|ling con|stant

Definición de coupling constant en inglés:

sustantivo

Physics
A constant representing the strength of the interaction between a particle and a field.
Example sentences
  • Newton's constant is the coupling constant for the gravitational force, for example.
  • For electromagnetism, the coupling constant is called the fine structure constant a and is formed by the electron charge, Planck's constant and the speed of light.
  • But its predictions for the coupling constants - the constants that describe the strengths of the strong, weak and electromagnetic interactions - were wrong.

Definición de coupling constant en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día resilient
Pronunciación: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…