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21) Then, using Eq. 3 33 Scattering Matrix (S-Matrix) From the general principles of quantum mechanics, the probability of finding the system in state Ib) , when the system is in state ( t ) ) ,, is given by ICb(t)I2where Cb@)= ( b IQ ( t > > . 26) , Assume that I Q (t ) ) Iis generated from 1 Q (to)) by a linear operator w, to): I* (t>>l= U(t0, to) U ( t , t o ) IQ ( t o h = 1. 27b) Substituting Eq. (27a) in Eq. 28a) so that we obtain 2 (t, to) dt = V I ( t ) U ( t ,t o ) . 28b) We note that U ( t , t o ) depends only on the structure of physical system and not on the particular choice of the initial state lq ( t o ) ) r .
In order to evaluate the integral in Eq. (97), it is convenient to define the invariants: In the rest frame of particle rn, we have s12 = m2+m:-2mE3 m2+mi-2mE2 = m2+m:-2mE1 = m2 rn? mi mi. 100) Examples 45 On the other hand, in the center of mass frame of particles 1 and 2, we put p1 = -p2 = p and p3 = q. 101) In this frame, we denote the energies of particles 1, 2 and 3, by w1, w2, w3 respectively. Thus in this frame 2 + q ) = rn? 102) (Wl + ( J 2 y . For fixed s I 2 , the range of ~ 2 3is determined by letting q to be parallel or antiparallel to p.
56) 38 Scattering arid Particle Interaction where we have put) . 1 skates and = li), Jb) = If) to signify initial and final 4 (5 (Pf- Pi) = s3(Pf - PI) (5 (El. - E,) . 57) The 6-fiinction ensures the energy momentum conservation in the transition. Then, using Eqs. (36) and (38), thc transition probability for large t from a state li) to state for i # f is given by ~ = / i m[cf(t)l2 = = C(27r)'ti4(pf - p i ) s 4 ( 0 ) l ~2 . 60) Wf. - - = (27d4 s4 (Pf- Pi) ITfiI2 . - c Vt To carry out, slim over final states, we need to know the density of final states pf ( E f ) .