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      Cellulose nitrate; chemical etching; activation energy; track length; response curve

    • Abstract


      Sample of cellulose nitrate (Russian) is exposed to1840Ar ions. The bulk etch rate has been studied at different etching temperatures and the activation energy for bulk etch rate has been calculated. The etched track lengths are measured for different etching times. The energy loss rate and range of1840Ar ions in CN(R) is also calculated. The critical threshold value for etchable track in CN(R) is determined by comparing the theoretical and experimental values of track length. The response curve of CN(R) is also presented.

    • Author Affiliations


      Subhash Chander1 2 Shyam Kumar1 J S Yadav1 A P Sharma1

      1. Department of Physics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra - 132 119, India
      2. Department of Physics, Dayanand College, Hissar - 125 001, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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