Collisions in the classical limit: The vanishing-potential theorem

Tsofar Maniv, Morrel H. Cohen

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It is shown that in a collision between any two aggregates of particles the points of stationary phase for the scattering amplitude lie on the hypersurface determined by the condition that the potential energy of the interaction betwen the two aggregates vanishes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)611-613
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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