Compton shift


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Compton shift

[′käm·tən ‚shift]
(quantum mechanics)
The change in wavelength of scattered radiation due to the Compton effect.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Compton shifted up one place but the change of scenery did not bring a change of luck, and he made only 19 - another flop which left him with just 51 runs in the series.