anonymous
  • anonymous
What is the minimum total energy released when an electron and its antiparticle annihilate each other?
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  • katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
the energy released when a particle and it's antiparticle annihilate each other = 2*(mass of the particle)*(square of speed of light) = 2m(c^2)
UnkleRhaukus
  • UnkleRhaukus
mass/energy of a electron/positron is about 0.511MeV
UnkleRhaukus
  • UnkleRhaukus
but to collide i guess the electron and positron would have some kinetic energy too

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