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Which electron on annihilation will release more energy

  1. Feb 10, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    which electron on annihilation will release more energy ,the one at rest or the one in relative motion

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Feb 10, 2010 #2


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    Where's your attempt? Remember that the annihilation involves, in the reference frame of the two particles' center of mass, the particles rushing in at each other at the same speed and two photons going out in the opposite direction.
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