Accession Number : AD0603883

Title :   SCATTERING AND ABSORPTION OF GAMMA RAYS,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Plesset,M. S. ; Cohen,S. T.

Report Date : 01 JUN 1950

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : A formulation is presented of the scattering and absorption of gamma rays in different materials. The range of gamma ray energies considered is from 1 to 10 m(c squared). Results are given for the transmission of gamma rays through air and lead. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAMMA RAYS, NUCLEAR SCATTERING), (*COMPTON SCATTERING, GAMMA RAYS), ABSORPTION, PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT, SHIELDING, NUCLEAR ENERGY, NUCLEAR CROSS SECTIONS, RADIATION HAZARDS, AIR, LEAD(METAL)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE