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Q. 73

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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An electron moving to the right at collides with a positron moving to the left at . The two particles annihilate and produce two gamma-ray photons. What is the wavelength of the photons?

The wavelength of the photons is .

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Step 1:Given Information 

We need to find the wavelength of the photons.

Step 2: Simplify


using formula :


we get relation for , from equation (1)

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