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Electron Penetration Range for Diverse Materials
Utah State University Student Research Symposium (2015)
  • Anne C. Starley, Utah State University
  • Lisa M. Phillipps, Utah State University
  • JR Dennison, Utah State University
Document Type
Poster
Publication Date
4-1-2015
Abstract

The penetration range of energetic electrons into diverse materials can be modeled approximately with a simple fit. This fit is a function of a single parameter, Nv, which describes the effective number of valence electrons. Using the Continuous-Slow-Down-Approximation (CSDA) for energy deposition in a material, a composite analytical formula has been developed which estimates the range or maximum penetration depth of incident electrons for energies from10 MeV with an uncertainty of

Citation Information
Anne C. Starley, Lisa M. Phillipps and JR Dennison. "Electron Penetration Range for Diverse Materials" Utah State University Student Research Symposium (2015) (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/anne-starley/12/