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Newtonian Solution to Compton Scattering

  1. Feb 21, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I need to derive the Compton scattering formula using Newtonian mechanics, I have it done in relativistic mechanics but cant get the Newtonian version.

    2. Relevant equations
    the solution to the relativistic equation is


    for newtonian mechanics:


    3. The attempt at a solution
    i have no idea where to get started for the newtonian solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 21, 2007 #2
    i have the relativistic solution, but if i could just get pointed in the right direction for the newtonian solution, that would be amazing.
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