3) X-rays of wavelentgh 0.010nm are directed onto a target containing loosely bound electrons. For Compton scattering from one of those electrons, at an angle of 180 degrees, what are(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a) the Compton shift,

b) the corresponding change in photon energy,

c) the kinetic energy of the recoiling electron, and

d) the electron's direction of motion?

2. Relevant equations

Lamda'-Lamda = [h/mc] (1-cos@)

\frac{h}{m_e c} = 2.43 \times 10^{-12}\,m

3. The attempt at a solution

p_{e'}^2c^2 = (hf + mc^2-hf')^2-m^2c^4

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# Homework Help: Compton and X Ray

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