Threads Tagged with scattering Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum I'm currently in a modern physics class and one of our labs was an electron scattering experiment that required the... Dec9-13 08:32 PM bGODLESS 0 274 Introductory Physics Homework Consider a photon which is scattered by a crystal elastically. In an elastic scattering we have |k_i|=|k_f| and ... Dec1-13 08:47 AM mfb 11 522 Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics Hi, I've some problem with the determination that Thomson is the low-energy case of Compton effect for the reason... Nov25-13 10:07 AM sliorbra 0 261 Quantum Physics Hi there. I didn't know where to post this. If there is a proper section, please move it. The thing is that I am... Nov23-13 01:56 PM Telemachus 0 296 Science & Math Textbooks Say we have an electron traveleing in a crystalline conductor. It can scatter off of defects such as vacancies,... Nov22-13 11:09 AM M Quack 1 496 Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics I have a couple of simple questions: - wiki says (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compton_scattering) that it " is an... Nov22-13 09:36 AM bobie 8 494 General Physics For a double well consider an incident wave from the left. The wave gets transmitted and reflected at first well. The... Nov19-13 09:47 AM aaaa202 2 325 Quantum Physics Hi. I have the exact same problem that ZachWeiner had in here: A photon whose energy equals the rest energy of the... Nov19-13 02:06 AM Makla 3 426 Advanced Physics Homework 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data An X-ray source of wavelength gamma is directed at a... Nov18-13 10:44 AM vela 2 317 Advanced Physics Homework 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Photon with ##\lambda =10^{-12} m## hits an electron... Nov15-13 01:44 PM skrat 4 304 Advanced Physics Homework This is killing me; not sure if I'm over-complicating or under-complicating it. I’m trying to understand if there is... Nov11-13 08:52 PM Bobbywhy 5 421 General Physics 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data I'm trying to work out the derivation of the the... Oct27-13 05:33 AM voko 1 509 Introductory Physics Homework Say an electron tunnels from one state, through a tunneling barrier, to another state. Is the spin of that electron... Oct26-13 10:37 AM ZapperZ 2 751 Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data The fraction of 6.0 MeV protons scattered by a thin gold... Oct21-13 03:10 AM skate_nerd 0 177 Advanced Physics Homework Is the term “scattering” more of a general process which incorporates the linear effects of reflection, refraction and... Oct19-13 08:58 AM Claude Bile 3 313 Classical Physics It is my understanding that electromagnetic radiation is absorbed by an electron and then emitted at another angle. So... Oct19-13 07:17 AM adrian423 2 803 Quantum Physics Greetings, I think this will be a very quick thread. I am new to using Feynman diagrams, and have run into... Oct13-13 09:06 AM andrien 2 532 High Energy, Nuclear, Particle Physics After looking at Umklapp scattering, I believe I have finally gotten most of it down, but a few things are still not... Oct10-13 11:26 AM DrDu 2 621 Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics I am currently redaing Goldstein's Classical Mechanics (3rd ed. 2002, with Poole and Safko). The sections 3.10-11 deal... Oct3-13 11:32 AM dauto 3 310 Classical Physics Hi, I recently read the following article http://arxiv.org/pdf/0805.2895v4.pdf which deals with dark matter... Oct2-13 03:29 PM Machoire 0 686 High Energy, Nuclear, Particle Physics Inelastic scattering is the scattering event in which heat is produced. But we know that heat is also due to... Sep25-13 07:23 PM dauto 7 345 General Physics 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data I'm working with the Yukawa theory, where the... Sep22-13 09:22 AM Sonny Liston 6 334 Advanced Physics Homework Our condition for scattering is based on the idea that the amplitude of the outcoming wave is maximal, when all atoms... Sep21-13 01:28 PM Claude Bile 3 731 Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics Bee Hossenfelder has proposed a new approach to QG phenomenology, involving new ways to look for signs that space-time... Sep19-13 02:49 AM Paulibus 22 2,076 Beyond the Standard Model Hi! I am extremely confused on what seems to be quite a simple question. The question contains a graph of root mean... Sep15-13 02:35 PM vela 4 238 Advanced Physics Homework It is well known that back-scattering of surface electrons in topological insulators is prohibited due to Kramer's... Sep14-13 02:00 PM sourabh barua 0 440 Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Infrared telescopes, which use special infrared... Sep10-13 07:29 AM Bryson 4 611 Introductory Physics Homework On the picture below I have indicated different points on the wave front. A condition is found such that the two green... Sep7-13 12:00 PM aaaa202 0 261 Introductory Physics Homework 1. X-Rays of wavelength of 0.065nm undergo Compton scattering from free electrons in carbon. What is the wavelength of... Sep3-13 04:25 PM janhaa 1 438 Advanced Physics Homework Hi, I am slightly confused regarding the termenology elastic and inelastic. My focus is on the interactions,... Sep3-13 02:11 PM jeppetrost 2 651 High Energy, Nuclear, Particle Physics Hi All, Following on from the last dumb question I asked... Suppose you calculate the tree-level approximation... Aug28-13 08:21 AM muppet 2 354 Quantum Physics Hi does anybody here know whether there already exists a theory that describe Mie scattering for spheres that have... Aug3-13 07:07 PM mfb 5 246 Classical Physics 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data In a Compton scattering experiment, a photon is... Jul28-13 12:59 AM Billy12 2 450 Introductory Physics Homework Hello. I'm reviewing background information on Raman scattering and I've noticed that the polarizability scales with... Jul24-13 09:30 AM DrDu 2 258 Classical Physics Hi there, I'm learning about solitons and chanced upon this pdf talking about the inverse scattering method. However,... Jul4-13 06:04 AM test1234 4 509 Differential Equations 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data The length of the photon waves which are under Compton... Jul3-13 04:26 PM rude man 3 296 Introductory Physics Homework I have some basic doubts in the alpha ray scattering experiment by Rutherford and his students way back in 1909. ... Jun23-13 06:25 PM 10me 1 801 General Physics I'm just wondering what the difference is between a cross section and a scattering cross section? Or is there any? I... Jun22-13 01:59 PM dipole 11 1,474 General Physics I understand that in photoelectric effect, the energy of the whole photon is absorbed, freeing an electron. I don't... Jun20-13 02:15 PM ZapperZ 44 3,559 General Physics Hi All, So the photoelectric effect is the phenomenon where an orbital electron fully absorbs an incoming photon... Jun19-13 09:51 PM mitch_1211 5 444 Quantum Physics