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That is a big topic, and I won't even try to cover it all, but here are a few bits that go into the decision. Electrons give you a clean probe (the lepton--photon or lepton-weak-boson vertex is very well understood. Electrons on nuclei (as at JLAB) gives you a precision probe of nucleon or nuclei parameters at moderate energies (in the transition region ...
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