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Smashing electrones

  1. May 28, 2010 #1
    hey all new to the forums

    and i was wondering can you? if so what will happen is you smash electrones ?

    mike clarke
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  3. May 28, 2010 #2


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    What do you mean specifically by smash? Electrons are elementary - they can't be broken up.
  4. May 30, 2010 #3
    I was wondering , you know how when they collide particles in an accelerator that their kinetic energy can turn into mass , I know electrons are elementary particles but if we collided 2 electrons at near the speed of light could their kinetic energy give off new particles , but we would still retain the 2 electrons of course .
  5. May 30, 2010 #4


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    Smash electrons at what?

    LEP at CERN, before it was decommissioned to build the LHC, was an electron-positron collider.

    Electrons are also used to "smash" at stationary targets to produce x-rays in your doctor's office.

    You need to be a bit less vague with your question for the rest of us to answer what your question.

  6. May 30, 2010 #5

    apologies for being so vague i was but basically this guy has the question i was meaning to try to ask..

    i am working on a theory about something that is quite puzzling to some and lots choose to just ignore and disbelieve.. basically how the "nazi bell" Could work and if it could..
  7. May 30, 2010 #6


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    Have you tried google? (electron-electron collision).
  8. May 30, 2010 #7
    Re: smashing electrons

    ya but none of them answered the question.
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