How is the impact parameter b defined in scattering?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

The impact parameter b is defined as the perpendicular distance between the path of a projectile and the center of the field U(r) created by an object that the projectile is approaching.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM