In scattering, the impact parameter b is defined as the:

It is the minimum distance to which the alpha particle would have approached the nucleus, had there been no forces between them.

The impact parameter b is defined as the perpendicular distance of the velocity vector of the alpha particle from the centre of the nucleus,when the alpha particle is far away from the nucleus.

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