Controlled-scattering resonances in a spherical potential well

  • Andrew Akala Department of Physics, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos
  • C. Yinka Banjo Department of Computer Science, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos


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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How to Cite
AKALA, Andrew; BANJO, C. Yinka. Controlled-scattering resonances in a spherical potential well. JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN PHYSICS, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 5, p. 4888-4890, may 2017. ISSN 2347-3487. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 june 2017. doi: