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Questions about Compton Scattering

  1. Jan 21, 2007 #1

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    What equipment Compton used to measure the wavelenght shift in your experiment ? Some links talk about the use of bragg spectrometer others about the use of ionization chambers.


    In this link have some illustrations of spectras resultants of Compton experiments

    http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/picrender.fcgi?artid=1085639&blobtype=pdf

    The peak of unmodified rays, its caused by the interactions with electron close to the nucleus?
     
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    anyone?????
     
  4. Jan 23, 2007 #3

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  5. Jan 23, 2007 #4

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    thanks for the link.

    The target for the primary X-rays ("scattering target") process is localized in the center of the chamber? Compton used the angle of recoiling electron to measure the angle of secondary ray, using this relation [tex]\cot\frac{1}{2}\delta=\tan\theta[/tex] ?

    The shown image in the nobel lecture is a
    it is a simplification of this image?

    http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/quantum/compdat.html#c1
     
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