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Solutions for Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers | 4th Edition | ISBN: 9781133103721 | Authors: Stephen T. Thornton, Andrew Rex 9781133103721

Solution for problem 52 Chapter 4

In Rutherford scattering we noted that angular momentumis conserved. The angular

Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers | 4th Edition


Problem 52

In Rutherford scattering we noted that angular momentumis conserved. The angular momentum of theincident particle relative to the target nucleus ismv0b where m is the mass, v0 is the initial velocity of the particle, and b is the impact parameter. Start withL r p and show that angular momentum is conserved,and the magnitude is given by mv0b along theentire path of the particle while it is scattered by theCoulomb force from a gold nucleus.

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In Rutherford scattering we noted that angular momentumis conserved. The angular