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Homework Help: Gamma Rays as projectile

  1. Aug 18, 2006 #1
    How can Gamma rays be used as a projectile ?
    It need s the nucleus to be extremely unstable.Please give description as well as examples.of such reaction.
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  3. Aug 20, 2006 #2

    Chi Meson

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    In the traditionol sense of "pojectile," they can't. Gamma rays are photons, and do not follow the rules of classical projectile motion. Are you by any chance studying "General Relativity"?

    This makes no sense. Try again?

    You have not mentioned any reaction. Perhaps you mean to use different words?
  4. Jul 28, 2011 #3


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    Perhaps thinking of an x-ray LASER?
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