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Compton Scatter Detectors: Quiz

Compton Scatter Quiz

  1. The dominant physical interaction between 1 and 30 MeV gamma-rays and matter is:

  2. Compton Scatter telescopes usually have 2 levels. Why?

  3. Large Compton scatter telescopes have large effective areas.

  4. Compton telescopes can determine the source of the gamma-ray emission to within what sort of region:


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