The scattering of an electron by a given charge distribution, e.g., by a heavy nucleus whose recoil can be neglected.
The emission of synchrotron radiation by an electron circulating in a storage ring.
“Bremsstrahlung” radiation emitted by an electron as it is decelerated in the field of a nucleus. This process is used to produce X-rays in cathode-ray tubes.
The production of an electron-positron pair by a photon in the field of a heavy nucleus. This process led to the discovery of the positron by Anderson in 1932. Today it serves as an experimental means of detecting photons in high energy physics.
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