• On the bremsstrahlung background correction to the high-energy Compton spectroscopy

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      Bremsstrahlung radiation; Compton spectroscopy; γ-ray scattering

    • Abstract


      methodology for bremsstrahlung (BS) background correction to extract a true Compton profile in high-energy Compton scattering experiments is presented. The BS background profiles for Hg, computed within the Born approximation, are estimated for different values of incident energy. It is seen for the first time that the BS background contribution in high-energy Compton profile experiments like those employing third generation synchrotron radiation sources comes out to be significant and non-linear. Further, it is found that the incorporation of BS correction in data reduction of such an experiment performed on Hg at 662 keV energy helps in reconciliation of theory and experiment.

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      S Mathur1 B L Ahuja1

      1. Department of Physics, College of Science Campus, M.L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur - 313 001, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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