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High energy e e scattering, ratio inelastic/elastic crosssections? 
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Jan2714, 09:20 AM

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If we were to scatter high energy (say E>>m_e) electrons off each other is there a hand wavy argument to come up with a rough estimate for the ratio of inelastic to elastic crosssections?
Would the dominate inelastic collision between two high energy electrons result in a single photon emitted? Thanks for any help! 


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Jan2714, 03:17 PM

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"electronelectron interaction"
Google the above. 


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