# 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

 🖹 Normal View🗖 Full Page View Calculator Precision (Decimal Places)51015202530 Incident EM wavelength (λ) m Scattering angle (θ) ° Compton wavelength (λC) m × 10 power of ∞ Real Number Results∑ Scientific Number Results
Wavelength of scattered radiation, (λ') calculation The wavelength of scattered radiation, (λ') is m [metre] λ' = λ + λC ∙ (1 - cosθ)λ' = + ∙ (1 - cos())λ' = + ∙ (1 - )λ' = + ∙ λ' = 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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