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Bohr's formula (13.36) gives a reasonable description of the

relatively slow alpha particles and heavier nuclei. But for electrons, mesons,

protons, and even fast alphas, it overestimates the

reason is ...

Bohr's formula (13.36) gives a reasonable description of the

**energy**loss ofrelatively slow alpha particles and heavier nuclei. But for electrons, mesons,

protons, and even fast alphas, it overestimates the

**energy**loss considerably. Thereason is ...

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ln a(0) 2 (13.78) We see that the density effect produces a simplification in that

the asymptotic

through (o) (13.38), but only on the number of electrons per unit volume through

op.

ln a(0) 2 (13.78) We see that the density effect produces a simplification in that

the asymptotic

**energy**loss no longer depends on the details of atomic structurethrough (o) (13.38), but only on the number of electrons per unit volume through

op.

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(a) Calculate the cross sections for

collisions (write them as functions of Q/I as far as possible and in units of 2mz*e"/

mv°I”). Plot the two distributions for Q/I > 1 for nonrelativistic motion of the incident

...

(a) Calculate the cross sections for

**energy**transfer Q for close and distantcollisions (write them as functions of Q/I as far as possible and in units of 2mz*e"/

mv°I”). Plot the two distributions for Q/I > 1 for nonrelativistic motion of the incident

...

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### Contents

Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics I | 26 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics II | 54 |

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