Compton effect

Synonym: Compton scattering
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01218
The @E01916@ of a @P04627@ by an @E01975@ which afterwards occurs as a free electron. Part of the energy and @M04007@ of the incident photon is transferred to the electron and the remaining part is carried away by the scattered photon. Synonymous with Compton scattering
Source:
PAC, 1982, 54, 1533. (Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional)) on page 1538 [Terms] [Paper]