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Electron impact ionization cross-section of K-shell and H- to Be-isoelectronic series: An empirical model

Authors
Journal
Radiation Physics and Chemistry
0969-806X
Publisher
Elsevier
Volume
91
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.radphyschem.2013.05.023
Keywords
  • Ionization Cross Sections
  • Electron Impact
  • Ionization In K- And L-Shells
  • Ionic And Relativistic Corrections

Abstract

Abstract The model of Cengiz (2002) [Approximate inelastic scattering cross sections of electrons. Rad. Phys. Chem. 65, 33–44] has been modified by incorporating both the ionic and relativistic corrections due to Uddin et al. (2006) [Modified Kolbensvedt model for the electron impact K-shell ionization cross-sections of atoms and ions. Eur. Phys. J. D 37, 361–369.] to investigate the electron impact s-orbital ionization in the K- and L-shells. With a single set of species independent parameters our evaluated inner shell ionization cross section of atomic targets from H to U over incident energies up to 2GeV and of H- to Be-isoelectronic series reproduce the experimental findings nicely.

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