By Sidney B. Cahn, Boris E. Nadgorny, C.N. Yang

ISBN-10: 0306446790

ISBN-13: 9780306446795

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14 Particle Creation (MIT) Consider a photon of energy incident on a stationary proton. 15 the threshold photon energy for this reaction to occur? 40 MeV collides with another electron which is at rest in the laboratory frame. 51 MeV. a) What are the total energy and momentum of the system in the laboratory frame of reference (specify momentum in units)? b) Find the velocity of the center of mass in the laboratory frame. c) Determine the total energy of the pair of particles in the center of mass frame of reference (CMF).

B) How much time will elapse between the two collisions? 24) and the azimuthal angle to describe the location of the particle (which is to be treated as a point particle). a) b) c) d) e) Write the Lagrangian for the motion. Determine formulas for the generalized momenta and Write the Hamiltonian for the motion. Develop Hamilton's equations for the motion. Combine the equations so as to produce one second order differential equation for as a function of time. f) If and independent of time, calculate the velocity (magnitude and direction).

Calculate the maximum scattered photon energy. 17 Proton–Proton Collision (MIT) A proton with collides elastically with a proton at rest. If the two protons rebound with equal energies, what is the angle between them?

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