Compton Scattering

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Analyzing Power as a Function of Compton Scattering Angle

The analyzing power [math][/math]


Compton Scattering Differential Cross Section

The differential cross section for Compton scattering is given by the Klein-Nishina formula:

[math]\frac{d\sigma}{d\Omega} = \frac{1}{2} r_e^2 (P(E_\gamma,\theta) - P(E_\gamma,\theta)^2 \sin^2(\theta) + P(E_\gamma,\theta)^3)[/math]

Cross section.jpg

Energy of Scattered Photon


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