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Homework Help: physics (special relativity)

Posted by will on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 2:44pm.

A single photon in empty space is transformed into an electron and a positron, each with rest mass m(e).

(a) show that the folowing process is dynamically impossible.
(b) Explain in detail how this process can be made possible
(c) for part b what would be the minimum photon energy required for this to happen?

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