# Gamma rays of photon energy 0.511 MeV are directed onto an aluminum target and are scattered in various directions by loosely bound electrons there.a) What is the wavelength of the incident gamma rays? b) What is the wavelength of the

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1. ## Science

A scientist studying the effects of gamma rays on marigolds gathered the data shown below. Hypothesis: Marigolds exposed to higher levels of radiation will not grow as well as marigolds that are exposed to less radiation Plant A: Gamma Rays (Rad/day) is 5.

2. ## Geometric series - Check my answer

What is the first term in a geometric series with ten terms, a common ratio of 0.5 and a sum of 511.5? I got 256 as my answer. 511.5=a1[1-(.5)^10]/1-1/2 511.5=a1(1023/1024)/1/2 511.5=a1(1023/512) ----> divide by both sides 256=a1

3. ## science

Find the frequency and wavelength of a 50-MeV gamma-ray photon.

4. ## College Physics

The electron-volt, eV, is a unit of energy (1eV = 1.602 ·10–19 J, 1 MeV = 1.602 ·10–13 J). Since the unit of momentum is an energy unit divided by a velocity unit, nuclear physicists usually specify momenta of nuclei in units of MeV/c, where c is the

5. ## Physics

1)Which of the following statements about X rays is incorrect? A)x rays darken photographic plates B)x rays can penetrate soft body tissue C)the kinetic energy of high speed electrons is converted to x rays when they collide with matter. D)x rays can

6. ## Science HELP!!!!

Which waves have the longest wavelength and the lowest energy on the electromagnetic spectrum? 1. X-rays 2. infrared 3. radio waves 4. gamma rays

7. ## Science

2. Which waves have the longest wavelength and lowest energy on the electromagnetic spectrum? (1 point) a. X-rays b. infrared c. radio waves d. gamma rays

8. ## Physics

A cyclotron designed to accelerate protons of mass 1.673 x 10^-27 kg to an energy of 5.5 MeV has a diameter of 9m. The charge on a proton is 1.602 x 10^-19 C. What magnetic field must be used? I think the formula r = mv/qB should be used but i don't know

9. ## Science

A scientist studying the effects of gamma rays on marigolds gathered the data shown below. Hypothesis: Marigolds exposed to higher levels of radiation will not grow as well as marigolds that are exposed to less radiation Plant A: Gamma Rays (Rad/day) is 5.

10. ## science help

Which of the following types of waves has the least amount of energy? Gamma rays Microwaves Radio waves Rays is it c

11. ## Chemistry/Physics

"Colbalt-60 is a radioactive isotope used to treat cancers of the brain and other tissues. A gamma ray emitted by an atom of this isotope has an energy of 1.33 MeV (million electron volts; 1 eV = 1.602*10^-19 J). What is the frequency (in Hz) and

12. ## Chemistry

All electromagnetic energy (light), including gamma rays through radio waves, has what in common? A. Speed B. Wavelength C. Frequency D. Energy E. Amplitude I think a

13. ## Astronomy

Based on what you learned about light, select all of the correct statements from the following list. The only type of electromagnetic radiation that is actually considered light is visible light. High frequency photons carry more energy than long

14. ## Physics - Compton Scattering

X rays of wavelength 0.0166 nm are directed in the positive direction of an x axis onto a target containing loosely bound electrons. For Compton scattering from one of those electrons, at an angle of 169°, what are (a) the Compton shift, (b) the

15. ## physics

a photon whose energy equals the rest energy of the compton collision with an electron, if the electron moves off an angle of 40 degrees to the original photon direction, what is the energy of the scattered photon? assume all constant given. please i need

16. ## physics

Order the following frequency ranges from lowest energy to highest energy. Gamma, ultraviolet, FM radio, Visible, Infrared, Microwave, Cell phone, x-rays

17. ## Physics -Compton Scattering

QUESTION 1: Calculate the maximum increase in photon wavelength that can occur during Compton scattering. = ??? pm QUESTION 2: What is the energy (in electron volts) of the smallest-energy x-ray photon for which Compton scattering could result in doubling

18. ## physics

an electron of energy 100 mev collides with a photon of wavelength 3*10^6 nm.what is the maximum energy loss suffered by the electron..

19. ## Science

Optical telescopes are designed to collect and create images from: A. White or visible light**** B. x-rays C. infra red radiation D. gamma rays My answer is A???? Thank you in advance

20. ## Physics

A pion has rest energy 135MeV. It decays into two gamma rays that travel at the speed of light. A pion moving through the lab frame at v=0.98c decays into two gamma rays of equal energies, making equal angles θ with the direction of motion. Find the angle

21. ## Physics

Gamma-ray bursters are objects in the universe that emit pulses of gamma rays with high energies. The frequency of the most energetic bursts has been measured at around 3.0 × 10 21 Hz. The speed of light is 3 × 10 8 m/s. What is the wavelength of these

22. ## Chem

How many orbitals are in the p sublevel? A 2 B 3 C 4 D 5 A? Place gamma rays, infrared, microwaves, radio waves, ultraviolet, visible light, and x-rays in order from largest wavelength to smallest wavelength. A Gamma rays, infrared, microwaves, radio

23. ## Physics

An electron is accelerated from rest through a potential difference of 1.40*10^5 V. What is its speed? So there were also two parts before to this question: the relativistic kinetic energy in eV (which I correctly found to be just 1.40*10^5 eV) and its

24. ## Chemistry

What is the energy in Joules of a photon of light having a frequency of 1.000 1018 typical of the gamma ray region of the electromagnetic spectrum?

25. ## Physics

A photon of energy E strikes an electron at rest undergoes pair production, producing a positive electron(positron) and an electron, photon+electron produce positron+electron+electron The two electrons and the positron move off with identical momenta in

26. ## physics

Gamma rays (γ-rays) are high-energy photons. In a certain nuclear reaction, a γ-ray of energy 0.306 MeV (million electronvolts) is produced. Compute the frequency of such a photon.

A gamma ray with 700KeV energy is Compton-Scattered from an electron. Find the energy of the photon scattered at 110 degrees, the energy of the scattered electron, and the recoil angle of the electron. i found the photon energy using compton scatter

28. ## College Physics

In a proton linear accelerator, a 8.6 proton current hits a target. 5.4×10^16 protons/second hit the target. How much energy is delivered to the target each second if each proton has a kinetic energy of 26 MeV and loses all its energy in the target? U =

29. ## Science

What is the wavelength and the frequency of a 50-MeV gamma ray photon.

30. ## physics

A Photon of energy 240 KeV is scattered by a free electron. If the recoil electron has a Kinetic energy of 190 KeV, what is the wavelength of the scattered photon?

31. ## physics

A proton is projected at a stationary 6238 Ni aluminum target. The proton momentarily comes to a halt at a distance from the center of an aluminum nucleus, equal to twice the nuclear radius. Assume that the nucleus retains its spherical shape and that the

32. ## science

which waves have the longest wavlength and lowest energy on the electromagnetic spectrum? A. x-rays B. infrared C. radio waves D. gamma rays plz help i have three days to complete this lesson.

33. ## physics

What total mass must be converted into energy to produce a gamma photon with an energy of 1.03 × 10^–13 joule

34. ## physics

A beam of 8.3 Mev alpha particles is directed at an aluminum foil. it is found that the Rutherford scattering formula cease to be obeyed at scattering angles exceedin about 60 .if alpha particle is assumed to have a radius 2*10^-15m. find the radius of the

35. ## Physics

In a Rutherford scattering experiment a target nucleus has a diameter of 1.4 10-14 m. The incoming has a mass of 6.64 10-27 kg. What is the kinetic energy of an particle that has a de Broglie wavelength equal to the diameter of the target nucleus? Ignore

36. ## Physical Science

Ok I need some help of course. Please help me! What are the kinds of Eletromagnetic waves? How many are there? Ultra violet, gamma rays, x rays... What are the rest of them.. Thank you!

37. ## Physics

Which of the following is the most energetic? Infrared Photon,Gamma Ray Photon, X-Ray Photon, or Visible Photon. Is it Visible Photon?

38. ## physics

What type of EM radiation has the highest energy per quantum (the energy of one photon)? A. FM radio B. AM radio C. ultraviolet light D. microwaves E. infrared light F. x-rays ****

39. ## physics

a) What is the frequency of a photon of UV radiation ( = 2.00 x 10^-7 m)? (b) Calculate the energy of a photon of UV radiation. (C) What is the frequency of a photon of infrared radiation ( = 1.083 x 10^-6 m)? (d) Calculate the energy of a photon of

40. ## Physics

Gamma rays of photon energy 0.511 MeV are directed onto an aluminum target and are scattered in various directions by loosely bound electrons there.a) What is the wavelength of the incident gamma rays? b) What is the wavelength of the gamma rays scattered

41. ## Physics

Gamma rays of photon energy 0.511 MeV are directed onto an aluminum target and are scattered in various directions by loosely bound electrons there.a) What is the wavelength of the incident gamma rays? b) What is the wavelength of the gamma rays scattered

42. ## Physics

Gamma rays of photon energy 0.511 MeV are directed onto an aluminum target and are scattered in various directions by loosely bound electrons there.a) What is the wavelength of the incident gamma rays? b) What is the wavelength of the gamma rays scattered

43. ## physics

Gamma rays (ã-rays) are high-energy photons. In a certain nuclear reaction, a ã-ray of energy 0.510 MeV (million electronvolts) is produced. Compute the frequency of such a photon.

44. ## physics

Gamma rays (γ-rays) are high-energy photons. In a certain nuclear reaction, a γ-ray of energy 0.306 MeV (million electronvolts) is produced. Compute the frequency of such a photon

45. ## Physics

X-rays with an energy of 300 keV undergo Compton scattering from a target. If the scattered x-ray are directed at 30 degrees relative to the incident rays, find a)The Compton shift at this angle b) The energy of the scattered x-ray c)The energy of the

46. ## Physics

X-rays with an energy of 300 keV undergo Compton scattering from a target. If the scattered x-ray are directed at 30 degrees relative to the incident rays, find a)The Compton shift at this angle b) The energy of the scattered x-ray c)The energy of the

47. ## Physics

A gamma ray with 700KeV energy is Compton-Scattered from an electron. Find the energy of the photon scattered at 110 degrees, the energy of the scattered electron, and the recoil angle of the electron.

48. ## Physics

A gamma ray with 700KeV energy is Compton-Scattered from an electron. Find the energy of the photon scattered at 110 degrees, the energy of the scattered electron, and the recoil angle of the electron.

49. ## Physics

A gamma ray with 700KeV energy is Compton-Scattered from an electron. Find the energy of the photon scattered at 110 degrees, the energy of the scattered electron, and the recoil angle of the electron.

50. ## Physics

A gamma ray with 700KeV energy is Compton-Scattered from an electron. Find the energy of the photon scattered at 110 degrees, the energy of the scattered electron, and the recoil angle of the electron.

51. ## Physics

A gamma-ray photon produces an electron-positron pair, each with a kinetic energy of 275keV . What was the energy of the photon? E=in MeV What was the wavelength of the photon? wavelength in m Please help thank you!

52. ## physics

A gamma-ray photon produces an electron-positron pair, each with a kinetic energy of 275keV . What was the energy of the photon? E=in MeV What was the wavelength of the photon? wavelength in m Please help thank you!

53. ## physics

A pion has rest energy 135MeV. It decays into two gamma rays that travel at the speed of light. A pion moving through the lab frame at v=0.98c decays into two gamma rays of equal energies, making equal angles θ with the direction of motion. Find the angle

54. ## Physics

A pion has rest energy 135MeV. It decays into two gamma rays that travel at the speed of light. A pion moving through the lab frame at v=0.98c decays into two gamma rays of equal energies, making equal angles θ with the direction of motion. Find the angle

A gamma ray with 700KeV energy is Compton-Scattered from an electron. Find the energy of the photon scattered at 110 degrees, the energy of the scattered electron, and the recoil angle of the electron mp=mass of proton=1.673x10^-27 λ=h/mpc(1-cosθ)

56. ## College Physics

A gamma ray (a high-energy photon of light) can produce a particle- antiparticle pair, each particle with mass 8.68 MeV/c2 when it enters the electric field of a heavy nucleus: γ ! λ+ + λ− . What minimum γ-ray energy is required to accomplish this

57. ## science

An electromagnetic calorimeter made of Pb that has inside a Co-60 source with the activity 4 Ci.The two gamma rays emmited have the energies 1.173 MeV and 1.332 MeV. Calculate the time after that the temperature of the calorimeter rises with T=10 K.

58. ## physics

How much total kinetic energy will an electron-position pair have if produced by a photon of energy 1.48 MeV? Answer in units of MeV. How would I do this? thx.

59. ## Physics: Formulas

the momnetum of a gamma photon is determined by the equation p=h/lambda. for the decay of iodine-131 the relationship between the magnitude of the momentum of the gamma ray photon and the mangnitude of the momentum of the beta particle can be represented

60. ## physics

Assuming that the equation Ephoton, final = Ephoton, initial/1 + Ephoton, initial/mec2 (1 − cos θ) can be approximately applied at all scattering angles θ, what is the minimum energy of a scattered X-ray photon if the incident X-ray energy is 76 keV?

When first discovered alpha, beta, and gamma radioactivity were referred to as alpha rays, beta rays, and gamma rays. Now we refer to alpha particles and beta particles, but still use the term gamma rays. What type of particles are alpha and beta commonly

62. ## nuclear chem

which of the following choices correctly describes the decreasing ability of the radiation to penetrate a sheet of lead that is 3 inches thick? A. alpha particles > beta particles > gamm rays B. gamma rays > alpha particles > beta particles C. alpha

63. ## physics

in the compton scattering event, the scattered photon has an energy of 120 keV and the recoiling e- has an energy of 40 keV. Find the wavelength of the photon.

64. ## science

Neutrons have a rest mass of 1.6749*10-27 kg (equivalent to 939.6 MeV). If a certain neutron has a total energy of 949 MeV, what are its relativistic mass energy in MeV, its speed in m/s, its kinetic energy in MeV, and its momentum in kg.m.s-1?

65. ## Physics

Neutrons have a rest mass of 1.6749*10-27 kg (equivalent to 939.6 MeV). If a certain neutron has a total energy of 949 MeV, what are its relativistic mass energy in MeV, its speed in m/s, its kinetic energy in MeV, and its momentum in kg.m.s-1?

66. ## Physics

How much energy (in MeV) is released in the reaction proton + deuteron goes to 3He + gamma? (You may ignore the initial kinetic energy of the reactants.) For the purposes of this problem, use the following masses (in MeV/c2): Proton: 938.783263054 Neutron:

67. ## Physics

How much energy (in MeV) is released in the reaction proton + deuteron goes to 3He + gamma? (You may ignore the initial kinetic energy of the reactants.) For the purposes of this problem, use the following masses (in MeV/c2): Proton: 938.783263054 Neutron:

68. ## Chemistry

Cobalt-60 is a radioactive isotope used to treat cancers. A gamma ray emitted by this isotope has an energy of 1.33 MeV (million electron volts; 1 eV = 1.602 multiplied by 10-19 J). What is the frequency (in Hz) and the wavelength (in m) of this gamma ray?

69. ## Chemistry

What type of radiation is known to possess electromagnetic properties? transmutation gamma rays alpha rays beta rays B?

70. ## Physics check

List the three types of radioactivity by increasing ability to penetrate matter. 1 gamma rays 2 beta rays 3 alpha rays ?

71. ## physics

Find Beta and Gamma for an electron that has a kinetic energy of 6.00 keV. â? gamma = KE/MoC^2 + 1 Beta = 1/gamma^2 + 1 gamma = 1.011723381 Beta = 1.9769592 I got gamma correct but my answer but im getting gamma incorrect can anyone explain what could be

72. ## physics

An incident X-ray photon of wavelength 0.2800nm is scattered from an electron that is initially at rest. The photon is scattered at an angle of 180.0 degrees and has a wavelength of 0.2849nm. Use the conservation of linear momentum to find the momentum

73. ## physics

An incident X-ray photon of wavelength 0.2800nm is scattered from an electron that is initially at rest. The photon is scattered at an angle of 180.0degrees and has a wavelength of 0.2849nm. Use the conservation of linear momentum to find the momentum

74. ## chemistry

Cobalt-60 is radioactive isotope used to treat cancers. A gamma ray photon emitted by this isotope has an energy of 2.13 x 10—13 J. What is the wavelength of this gamma ray in SI unit?

75. ## Physics

Creating Z_0 boson via symmetric beams a. Z0 boson has a rest mass energy of 91.187 GeV. It is produced in collisions of positrons and electrons. e^- + e^+ to Z_0 How much kinetic energy must the positrons and electrons in symmetric colliding beams have to

76. ## quantum physics

After a .800-nm x-ray photon scatters from a free electron, the electron recoils with a speed equal to 1.20 x 10^6 m/s. (a) What was the Compton Shift in the photon's wavelength? (b) Through what angle was the photon scattered? I got an answer for (a), but

77. ## Chemistry

How much energy is associated with a photon in the gamma ray region of the spectrum with a frequency of 6.6*10^5s^-1

78. ## Physics

X-rays are most similar to which of the following--alpha, beta, or gamma? I think gamma?

79. ## Physics

An X-ray scattering from an electron with negligible initial kinetic energy is observed to undergo a change in wavelength by 2.561 pm. i.e. The scattered X-ray photon has a wavelength 2.561 pm larger than the incident X-ray photon. Find the direction of

80. ## Physics

An X-ray scattering from an electron with negligible initial kinetic energy is observed to undergo a change in wavelength by 2.561 pm. i.e. The scattered X-ray photon has a wavelength 2.561 pm larger than the incident X-ray photon. Find the direction of

81. ## science

5 facts on how Ultraviolet ray,X-rays and gamma rays are dangerous to and their sources.

82. ## science

Please help me and thank you! I need help I don't now what are the frequency for Radio waves, microwaves, ultra violet, gamma rays and x rays? Thank you!

83. ## Physics

A certain radioactive nucleus emits a gamma ray with an energy of 0.186 MeV. Calculate the mass lost by the nucleus during the decay process.

84. ## Physics

An arrow directed at a stationary target is shot at an angle of [E 25 N]. The arrow hits the intended target at the same height from which it was launched, 3.0 s later. a) Determine the distance from the archer to the target. b) At what angle should the

85. ## Physics

The energy of an X-ray photon is ..... the energy of a gamma ray photon. I think its the same as. Is that right?

86. ## Gen Chem II

This is in a nuclear radiation lab. (gamma rays from Cs 137 passing through lead. initial radiation (with one plate) 500cpm final radiation intensity with 2 plates 300cpm thickness of 1 absorbing plate in centimeters 0.635 I need to figure out the

87. ## Science

ENHANCING COMMUNICATION WITH WAVES 1. Which of the following electro magnetic waves is not used for communication? A. Gamma rays *** B. microwaves C. Infrared waves D. Radio waves 2. When you speak into a cell phone, your sound waves must be converted into

88. ## Physics

A particle accelerator called Large Hadron Collider can accelerate protons to 14 TeV (tetraelectonvolts) (1TeV = 10^12eV) of energy. What is the relativistic mass of a proton that has total energy of 14 TeV? (express your answer in MeV/c^2) Would I use E=

89. ## Physics

Gamma rays and X Rays are usefuk when used in _____

90. ## Physics

In an experiment done by scattering 5.5 MeV α particles on a thin gold foil, students find that 10,000 α particles are scattered at an angle greater than 90 degrees. How many α particles will be scattered between 60 degrees and 80 degrees?

Find Beta and Gamma for an electron that has a kinetic energy of 6.00 keV. gamma = KE/MoC^2 + 1 Beta = 1/gamma^2 + 1 gamma = 1.011723381 Beta = 1.9769592 I am getting gamma right but I am getting Beta wrong what I'm I doing wrong??

92. ## Physics

The last stage in the fusion of hydrogen to form helium in the Sun involves the formation of an ƒ¿-particle (4He) from two 3He nuclei: 3He + 3He ¨ 4He + p + p The binding energy for 3He is 2.57 MeV per nucleon and that for 4He is 7.07 MeV per nucleon.

93. ## physics

The last stage in the fusion of hydrogen to form helium in the Sun involves the formation of an alpha particle (4He) from two 3He nuclei: 3He + 3He 4He + p + p The binding energy for 3He is 2.57 MeV per nucleon and that for 4He is 7.07 MeV per nucleon.

94. ## Physics

The last stage in the fusion of hydrogen to form helium in the Sun involves the formation of an alpha particle (4He) from two 3He nuclei: 3He + 3He 4He + p + p The binding energy for 3He is 2.57 MeV per nucleon and that for 4He is 7.07 MeV per nucleon.

95. ## Physics

Why are alpha and beta rays deflected in opposite directions in a magnetic field? Why are gamma rays not deflected?

96. ## physics

What is the kinetic energy in MeV of a π–meson that lives 1.80×10-16 s as measured in the laboratory, and 0.840×10-16 s when at rest relative to an observer, given that its rest energy is 135 MeV?

97. ## Physics

What is the kinetic energy in MeV of a π–meson that lives 1.80×10-16 s as measured in the laboratory, and 0.840×10-16 s when at rest relative to an observer, given that its rest energy is 135 MeV?

98. ## Physics

in the laboratory frame, a photon of energy 8.0 x 10^3 eV and a free electron of energy 2.0 x 10^3 eV (consider what is meant by 'energy' here; is it kinetic energy? total energy? can it be total energy?) are moving directly towards each other and collide

99. ## science help plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz?

What is the mean photon energy of.......? During the history of the Universe from the Big Bang to the present day, at some point in time the mean temperature of the Universe was 1 × 10^17 K. What was the mean photon energy at this instant, and which of

100. ## physics

You are shining ultraviolet light on a gas of an unknown element. You know that an electron starts in a ground state with an energy of -19.10 eV. The electron absorbs a 4.00-eV photon. The electron immediately drops to an intermediate energy state Einter