• Response of Makrofol polycarbonate plastic track detector to 1.1 MeV/N54132Xe-ion

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      Solid state nuclear track detector; activation energy; track registration sensitivity; response curve; critical energy loss

    • Abstract


      Makrofol polycarbonate plastic track detectors have been exposed to54132Xe -ions of energy 1.1 MeV/N from the cyclotron beam. The bulk etch rate and track etch rate are measured for different temperatures and the activation energies are calculated. The maximum etched track length is compared with the theoretically computed range. The critical energy loss is (dE/dx)c=5 MeV cm2 mg−1 for this detector material.

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      S M Farid1 A P Sharma1

      1. Department of Physics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra - 132 119, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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