Formula: Compton Scattering Wavelength difference    Compton wavelength    Scattering angle

Formula: Compton Scattering
Compton scattering (photon-electron scattering)

Wavelength difference

Wavelength difference is the difference between the wavelength of the photon before the collision and the wavelength of the photon after the collision.

Compton wavelength

Compton wavelength characterizes the collision particle. For example, an electron has a Compton wavelength of \( 2.426 \cdot 10^{-12} \mathrm{m} \).

Scattering angle

Scattering angle is the enclosed angle after the collision, between the momentum of the particle (or the momentum of the photon) and the horizontal x-axis.

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