p39_039 - Thus ∆ = frac 1 − frac = 75 1 − 75 =...

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39. If E is the original energy of the photon and E 0 is the energy after scattering, then the fractional energy loss is frac = E E 0 E . Sample Problem 39-4 shows that this is frac = λ λ +∆
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Unformatted text preview: λ . Thus ∆ λ λ = frac 1 − frac = . 75 1 − . 75 = 3 . A 300% increase in the wavelength leads to a 75% decrease in the energy of the photon....
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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