Using the general formula for the absorption of a homogeneous beam of x-rays, I= Ioe-μt. Hull has arrived at an expression which gives the total intensity of the scattered radiation that emerges from any scattering substance of thickness t. This total intensity becomes a maximum when t = 1/µ.
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Leamer, F. D.
"A New Value of Optimum Thickness for X-Ray Scattering,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 35(1), 255-255.
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