oK SO.... I have been given the task of deriving the Compton effect equ. ( [tex]\lambda\prime-\lambda=\frac{h}{m_ec}(1-cos\theta)[/tex])(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

exactly from the 3 following:

1) [tex]\frac{h}{\lambda}=\frac{h}{\lambda\prime}cos\theta +\gamma m u cos\phi[/tex]

2) [tex]0=\frac{h}{\lambda\prime}sin\theta-\gamma mu sin\phi[/tex]

3) [tex]\frac{hc}{\lambda}=\frac{hc}{\lambda\prime}+(\gamma-1)mc^2[/tex]

I found the link

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compton_scattering

however I am having a hard time going from my equations to momentum and energy conservation

any ideas where to go ... I have been at it for 4+hrs and its driving me nuts

Thanks

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# Homework Help: Compton Effect Derivation

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