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bankai

  • 3 years ago

Estimate the X-ray energy for anti-proton/proton annihilation

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  1. Jemurray3
    • 3 years ago
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    What are the rest energies of protons and antiprotons?

  2. Carl_Pham
    • 3 years ago
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    The proton has a rest mass of 938 MeV, so if all of the energy went into the photon, you'd have 2 x 938 = 1.876 GeV. Incidentally, that's not an X-ray, that's a very energetic gamma ray.

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