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Fully Differential Ionization Cross Sections in Fast Ion-Atom Collisions
Journal of Physics: Conference Series
  • J. Fiol
  • Sebastian Otranto, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Ronald E. Olson, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Abstract
Fully differential cross sections for helium ionization by fast ion collisions are analyzed. The emitted-electron angular distributions for fixed momentum transfer and electron energies are described theoretically and compared to the experiment. The effect of uncertainties in the determination of the momentum is considered within the theoretical model. The cross sections are found to be extremely sensitive to the inclusion of the uncertainties. Important quantitative and qualitative modifications of the calculated cross sections are obtained by including small uncertainties in the determination of the momentum transferred by the projectile to the target.
Department(s)
Physics
Sponsor(s)
National Agency for the Promotion of Science and Technology (Argentina)
National Council of Scientific and Technical Investigations (Argentina)
United States. Department of Energy
Keywords and Phrases
  • Atomic Physics,
  • Beam-Foil Excitation and Ionization,
  • Electronic Excitation,
  • Ionization of Atoms,
  • Molecular Physics
Document Type
Article - Conference proceedings
Document Version
Citation
File Type
text
Language(s)
English
Rights
© 2007 Institute of Physics - IOP Publishing, All rights reserved.
Publication Date
7-1-2007
Disciplines
Citation Information
J. Fiol, Sebastian Otranto and Ronald E. Olson. "Fully Differential Ionization Cross Sections in Fast Ion-Atom Collisions" Journal of Physics: Conference Series (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ronald-olson/20/