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Formula Compton Scattering Wavelength difference    Compton wavelength    Scattering angle

Formula
Formula: Compton Scattering

Wavelength difference

Unit
Wavelength difference is the difference between the wavelength of the photon before the collision and the wavelength of the photon after the collision.

Compton wavelength

Unit
Compton wavelength characterizes the collision particle. For example, an electron has a Compton wavelength of \( 2.426 \cdot 10^{-12} \mathrm{m} \).

Scattering angle

Unit
Scattering angle is the enclosed angle after the collision, between the momentum of the particle (or the momentum of the photon) and the horizontal x-axis.