Wavelength of Scattered Radiation during the Compton Effect Calculator

The Wavelength of Scattered Radiation during the Compton Effect Calculator will calculate the:

  1. Wavelength of scattered radiation during the Compton Effect when the wavelength of incident EM wavelength and the scattering angle are known.

Calculation Parameters: Medium of propagation is assumed as vacuum

Wavelength of Scattered Radiation during the Compton Effect Calculator
Wavelength of Scattered Radiation during the Compton Effect Calculator Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The wavelength of scattered radiation, (λ') is m [metre]
Wavelength of scattered radiation, (λ') calculation
λ' = λ + λC ∙ (1 - cosθ)
λ' = + ∙ (1 - cos())
λ' = + ∙ (1 - )
λ' = +
λ' =
Scattered Radiation Compton Effect Calculator Input Values
Incident EM wavelength (λ) m [metre]
Scattering angle (θ) ° [degree]
Compton wavelength (λC) m [metre]
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Wavelength of scattered radiation, (λ') Formula and Calculation

λ' = λ + λC ∙ (1 - cosθ)

The above relation derives from the Compton formula

∆λ = λC ∙ (1 - cosθ)

where

∆λ = λ' - λ

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