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## Homework Statement

Consider Comton scattering of a photon by a moving electron. Before the collision the photon has wave length λ and is moving in the +x direction, and the electron is moving in the -x direction with total energy E. The photon and electron collide head-on. After the collision both are moving in the -x direction. (a) Derive an expression for the wavelength λ' of the scattered photon. (b) Show that for the case E>>mc^2, the result reduces to λ′= hc/E(1+ m^2 c^4 λ/4hcE)

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried using energy and momentum conservation laws but can't seem to find it