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Given variables and data: flux of alpha particles;Z; T-kinetic energy of the flux;

t-thickness of the target.I have to calculate the number of alpha particles which are

scattered in angle θ>60 degrees.

2. Relevant equations

1) Is my formula correct ( see below) if Im including the T-kinetic energy ?

2) Do i have to integrate the solid angle element dΩ from 60 to 360 degrees?

3) What kind of value should I put in the sin^4(θ/2)- do I have to integrate this part as well ?

3. The attempt at a solution

dN/N=n ((Ze^2)/(8 Pi ε T))^2 dΩ/(sin^4(θ/2))

Where θ-scattering angle

ε-electric constant

n-atoms per unit volume in target

e-electron charge

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Rutherford Scattering -scattering angle and formula

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