38. The initial energy of the photon is (using hc= 1240 eV·nm) 51240eV nm4.13 10 eV0.00300 nmhcEλ⋅===×. Using Eq. 38-11 (applied to an electron), the Compton shift is given by ()231240eV nm1 cos1 cos90.02.43 pm511 10 eVeeehhhcmcφ⋅∆λ =−=−° ===×Therefore, the new photon wavelength is λ'= 3.00 pm + 2.43 pm = 5.43 pm.
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