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[tex]V(r) = \frac{k}{r^2}[/tex]

using classical mechanics?

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[tex]V(r) = \frac{k}{r^2}[/tex]

using classical mechanics?

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Just mimick the computations.

Daniel.

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Appendix #9 from Max Born's "Atomic Physics" is the first i could come up with.

Daniel.

Daniel.

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Well, that book is not a part of my collection so can you help me in any other way? ;)

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Google for it. Here http://www.du.edu/~jcalvert/phys/ruther.htm

http://www2.kutl.kyushu-u.ac.jp/seminar/MicroWorld1_E/Part2_E/P25_E/Rutherford_scattering_E.htm [Broken]

Daniel.

http://www2.kutl.kyushu-u.ac.jp/seminar/MicroWorld1_E/Part2_E/P25_E/Rutherford_scattering_E.htm [Broken]

Daniel.

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Sorry, I can't figure this out. This is an inverse qubic force, not an inverse square force.

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Yes, but the technique is the same.

Daniel.

Daniel.

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Goldstein's "Classical Mechanics" derives the Rutherford cross section.

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That's the book I'm using but it seems like I don't understand it.

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