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Explaining deviations in simulated to experimental Cs-137 spectrum

Backscattered photons can Compton scatter again, so the rise below the backscatter peak is likely the Compton edge of the backscatter peak. This feature due to multiple Compton scattering is ...
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Phase transition in Ising Model with local $\mathbb{Z}_2$ symmetry

The model you wrote is called the $\mathbb{Z}_2$ lattice gauge theory (LGT). Two important notes: In two spatial dimensions (which your simulation appears to be in), the $\mathbb{Z}_2$ LGT does not ...
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