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  What would be the outcome when two polarized electron beams collide head on?

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Let's say that I have two electron beams targeted towards each other along x-axis. Both beams are polarized on axis (z-axis) perpendicular to x-axis. Another beam's polarization is up and another down on z-axis.

What would happen when those polarized electrons collide (with low energy)? Just plain elastic collisions? Has somebody ran such an experiment? Any references?

Closed as per community consensus as the post is Undergraduate-level; too low-level
asked Jun 14, 2014 in Closed Questions by Kimmo Rouvari (-764 points) [ no revision ]
recategorized Aug 13, 2014 by dimension10
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Voting to close as too low level for PhysicsOverflow. This question seems to be undergraduate-level I think, which is not appropriate for PhysicsOverflow, which is a graduate-level site.

@KimmoRouvari That's because PSE is not an exclusively graduate-level site. I just don't understand the logic behind "Answer my question since it's UG-level". I don't want to encourage you to ask more low-level questions, so I won't answer it!

@kimmo the paper looks to be at the level of basic high school, which suggests you don't know what undergraduate level is. I could be wrong, so why not submit it for review here?

@kimmo honestly, submit that paper for review here, making sure you select the revews1 category. Please bear in mind that your reputation my be publicly ripped to shreds here.

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@KimmoRouvari Um, paper reviewing is done by any community member, not admins.  

Fair enough. Should we clean the "table" and show some respect to each other?

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