• Relative abundances of cosmic ray nuclei from neon to iron over Fort Churchill

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      cosmic rays; elemental abundances

    • Abstract


      The relative abundances of the nuclei from neon to iron in the energy interval 150–400 MeV/n have been estimated by using a balloon borne cellulose-nitrate plastic detector. The source abundances are obtained by extrapolating the near-earth abundances using leaky box model of cosmic ray propagation in the interstellar space. The results are compared with those of other investigators and a general agreement is obtained. However, a discrepancy arises especially in the case of Al which is not detected in the present investigation.

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      Projit K. Das1 T. D. Goswami2

      1. Pandu College, Gauhati - 781012
      2. Department of Physics, Gauhati University, Gauhati - 781014
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