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    a. What is the highest energy to which alpha particles can be accelerated in a dc accelerator with 3 MV maximum voltage?

    b. Calculate the energy of a 1 MeV gamma-ray photon after Compton scattering through 90 degrees.

    Please show me a stepwise solution for how to reach the final answer.

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    a. Since an alpha particle has a charge of 2e, they can attain an energy of up to 6 MeV when accelerated through a maximum voltage of 3 MV.

    b. Please see the attachment.

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