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The collision between Photon and electron as shown in Figure 1 is called
Compton Scattering. The collision is subject to laws of conservation of momentum and energy.
Equation (4) is called Compton shift
formula; it has been verified experimentally.
33.1 Compton scattering of photons
33.2 Louis de Broglie's concept of matter
33.3 Electron Diffraction33.4