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High energy question

  1. Jan 26, 2008 #1
    how do i calculate the depth of water an electron takes to stop at different energies?
    ( for instance at 10MeV is 6cm) would it be a dirrect relationship?
    Also i need to know how to calculate shielding for the xrays created. Thickness of concrete? (per MeV)
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  3. Jan 26, 2008 #2
    i was just wondering because of the international linear collider is such high energies:
  4. Jan 26, 2008 #3


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    Bethe-bloch formula




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