p39_008 - 8. Let 1 hc me v 2 = Ephoton = 2 and solve for v...

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8. Let 1 2 m e v 2 = E photon = hc λ and solve for v : v = r 2 hc λm e = r 2 hc λm e c 2 c 2 = c s 2 hc λ ( m e c 2 ) =( 2 . 998 × 10 8 m / s) s 2(1240 eV · nm) (590 nm)(511 × 10 3 eV) =8 . 6 × 10 5 m / s . Since v ¿ c , the non-relativistic formula K = 1 2 mv 2
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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