Serway_PSE_quick_ch46

Serway_PSE_quick_ch46 - Physics for Scientists and...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 6e Chapter 46 - Particle Physics and Cosmology
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Given the identification of the particles in Figure b, what is the direction of the external magnetic field in the bubble chamber shown in Figure a? 1 2 3 33% 33% 33% 1 2 3 4 5 1. into the page 2. out of the page 3. impossible to determine
Background image of page 2
The right-hand rule for the positive particle tells you that this is the direction that leads to a force directed toward the center of curvature of the path.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Consider the following decay: n → π + + π + μ + + μ . What conservation laws are violated by this decay? 1 2 3 4 5 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 1 2 3 4 5 1. energy and electric charge 2. electric charge and baryon number 3. baryon number and angular momentum 4. no conservation laws
Background image of page 4
There is a baryon, the neutron, on the left of the reaction, but no baryon on the right. Therefore, baryon number is not conserved. The neutron has spin 1/2. On the right side of
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 6
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/19/2010 for the course PHYS 200 taught by Professor Davies during the Spring '08 term at Roger Williams.

Page1 / 15

Serway_PSE_quick_ch46 - Physics for Scientists and...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online