is the linear attenuation coefficient named like it is because it is linearly proportional (inversely) to the energy?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have to read off the coefficient from a graph I have. I have the value for a 2MeV photon, if I want the value for a 1MeV photon is it simply twice the 2MeV value? Reading off the value for the 1MeV photon my value is close to twice the 2MeV value, so I'm wondering if it is meant to be off or is it an error? Thanks

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# Homework Help: Linear attenuation coefficient

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