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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Short Answer

What is the energy, in keV, of 75 keV x-ray photons that are backscattered (i.e., scattered directly back toward the source) by the electrons in a target?

Energy of the x-ray photons is 58 keV.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information is :75 keV x-ray photons are backscattered by the electrons in a target.

We need to find out the energy of the x-ray photons.

Step 2. Using the expression of Compton scattering.

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