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Antiparticle and particle annihilation

  1. Apr 20, 2008 #1
    Is there set formulas on how exactly this works. We learned in class very very quickly about how a electron and positron collide and form two photons. There has to be a direct relation between the photons properties and the electron/positron. Thanks
     
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  3. Apr 20, 2008 #2
    The "formula" is known as "Quantum Electrodynamics". Pick up a copy of Griffiths' particle physics book if you want the skinny
     
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