# A shadow of the repulsive Rutherford scattering in the laboratory frame

@article{ugec2021ASO, title={A shadow of the repulsive Rutherford scattering in the laboratory frame}, author={Petar Žugec and Dario Rudec}, journal={European Journal of Physics}, year={2021}, volume={42} }

The paper explores the Rutherford scattering shadow in an entire class of comoving frames—inertial frames moving along the initial projectile direction—of which the laboratory frame, where the target is initially at rest, is a representative example. The paper is a continuation of the previous work addressing the scattering shadow in the fixed-target and the center-of-mass frame. It is shown that the transition from these frames is technically quite involved, due to the scattering shadow…

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### The shadow of repulsive Rutherford scattering

- Physics, Mathematics
- 2022

We investigate the geometry of the repulsive Rutherford scattering, showing that it casts a shadow which we analyze in various reference frames.

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