MiCasilla
I'm reading in a book that the recoil kinetic energy of an atom after the emission of a photon is:
Kr = (E1 - E2)^2 / 2Mc^2
Where M is the mass of the atom and E1 is the initial level from where the electron jumped back to E2, producing the photon.
Is this true? where does it come from?
Kr = (E1 - E2)^2 / 2Mc^2
Where M is the mass of the atom and E1 is the initial level from where the electron jumped back to E2, producing the photon.
Is this true? where does it come from?