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scatter (radiation) by the atoms of the medium through which it passes

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fewer discrete rubber particles (light particles, produced by backscattered electrons).
The microscope is equipped with detection of backscattered electrons and secondary electrons and ions to the basic observation of the samples.
We will surround the plastic-scintillator detector with veto-detector paddles to reject electrons that are backscattered from the primary detector.
In the abBA experiment, some backscattered electrons will deposit their energy in both detectors.
A new method of measuring the electron-antineutrino angular correlation coefficient, little "a", from neutron decay--to be performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology--will require an electron spectrometer that strongly suppresses backscattered electrons.
Care was taken to reduce or correct for both the additional contribution of absorbed current from reabsorbed secondary electrons produced by backscattered electrons striking the sample chamber walls and the loss of secondary electrons from the target area.