• Proton and α-particle impactM-shell ionization of atoms in binary encounter approximation

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      M-shell; ionization cross-section; Coulomb deflection; binding energy correlation; Roothan-Hartree-Fock velocity distribution

    • Abstract


      M-shell ionization cross sections for atoms due to the impact of proton and α-particles have been calculated in the binary encounter approximation. The effects of Coulomb deflection of the incident projectile and increase in binding of the target electron have been investigated. Roothan-Hartree-Fock velocity distribution for the target electrons has been used in the present work. The calculated cross-sections have been compared with experimental results and other theoretical calculations wherever available. The present calculations give a good account of experimental observations.

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      Vijay Kumar1 S K Shrivastava1 B N Roy1

      1. Department of Physics, University of Bihar, Muzaffarpur - 842 001, India
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