Klein-Nishina formula


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Klein-Nishina formula

[′klīn ni′shē·nə ‚fȯr·myə·lə]
(quantum mechanics)
A formula, based on the Dirac electron theory without radiative correction, for the differential cross section for scattering of a photon by an unbound electron.
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How the Klein-Nishina formula was derived: Based on the Sangokan Nishina source materials.