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Rutherford scattering

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Rutherford scattering is the elastic scattering of charged particles. This is caused by the Coulomb interaction. It is a physical phenomenon explained by Ernest Rutherford in 1911[1]

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  1. Rutherford, E. (1911). "LXXIX. The scattering of α and β particles by matter and the structure of the atom". The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science. 21 (125): 669–688. doi:10.1080/14786440508637080. ISSN 1941-5982.

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