ERIC Number: EJ228683
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: 0
Rutherford's Scattering Formula via the Runge-Lenz Vector.
Basano, L.; Bianchi, A.
American Journal of Physics, v48 n5 p400-01 May 1980
Discusses how the Runge-Lenz vector provides a way to derive the relation between deflection angle and impact parameter for Coulomb- and Kepler-fields in a very simple and a straightforward way. (Author/HM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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