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Compton cross section

  1. Jun 3, 2010 #1
    What's the relation for the Compton cross section? I remember it going as 1/(1-cos(theta)) but can't remember the rest. I searched for a derivation but can't find one at the moment.
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  3. Jun 4, 2010 #2
    eq. 6

    http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~kuncic/lectures/HEA_L10.pdf [Broken]
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