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The reason is that for the lighter particles quantummechanical modifications

cause a breakdown of the

) discreteness of the possible energy transfers , and ( 2 ) limitations due to the

wave ...

The reason is that for the lighter particles quantummechanical modifications

cause a breakdown of the

**classical**result . The important quantum effects are ( 1) discreteness of the possible energy transfers , and ( 2 ) limitations due to the

wave ...

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packets to give approximate meaning to a

path can be defined only to within an uncertainty Ax > ħ | p . For impact

parameters b less than this uncertainty ,

nature of ...

packets to give approximate meaning to a

**classical**trajectory , we know that thepath can be defined only to within an uncertainty Ax > ħ | p . For impact

parameters b less than this uncertainty ,

**classical**concepts fail . Since the wavenature of ...

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Accordingly we define the radiation cross section X(w), with dimensions (area-

energy/frequency), X(0) = so b)2mb db (15.12) The

parameters can be found by arguments analogous to those of Section 13.1.

Accordingly we define the radiation cross section X(w), with dimensions (area-

energy/frequency), X(0) = so b)2mb db (15.12) The

**classical**limits on the impactparameters can be found by arguments analogous to those of Section 13.1.

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

References and suggested reading | 50 |

Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media | 98 |

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