Compton-Debye effect

Compton-Debye effect

[¦käm·tən də′be·ə i′fekt]
(quantum mechanics)
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The gauging process itself is based on the phenomenon of Compton backscattering, an example of the Compton-Debye effect, which is the increase in wavelength of gamma-ray radiation observed when gamma-ray photons are scattered by objects.