Kinetic energy of nuclei

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How do you define (by all means) the kinetic energy of a nuclei (let's say of proton)?

What are the factors, equations, and other things involved?
 

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mathman
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Kinetic energy is defined by mass and speed, no matter what the particle is.
 
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Meir Achuz
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For given momentum p, [tex]KE=\sqrt{p^2+m^2}-m[/tex].
 
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OK thanks
 

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