Controlled-scattering resonances in a spherical potential well

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Andrew Akala C. Yinka Banjo

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Understanding of collision processes is required in designing robust nano-particles for future applications. This study proposes a technique for controlling scattering resonances by using the tuning of well parameters to impose pre-determined thresholds on resonances and bound states in collision processes. The theoretical concept of scattering in a spherical potential well, at varying depths was adopted. A scan of q from 0 to 5π at incremental steps of q= π/p yields (p x 5)+1 number of state(s), and p-1 state(s) resonate(s) at each bound state.

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