[gate-users] polarized gamma ray scattering?

Assen Kirov kirova at mskcc.org
Mon May 9 16:07:11 CEST 2005

Hi Qianmei,
I do not see the polarization term from the Klein Nishina fromula in the
current geant4 physics manual:

but looks some are working on it:
Kippen R M, New Astronomy Reviews, 48, p.221, 2004


Qianmei Zhang wrote:

> Dear GATE users,
> I wonder if the two gamma rays from positron annhilation are polarized 
> and polarized Comptan Scattering is considered in GATE(Geant4) 
> physics.  Thanks.
> Qianmei Zhang
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