• Electron dichroism effects in the relativistic (e, 2e) process for K-shell ionization of atoms

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      Dichroism; chiral effect; longitudinal spin asymmetry; relativistic (e, 2e) process

    • Abstract


      In this communication we present theoretical demonstration of electron dichroism in the relativistic (e, 2e) process for K-shell ionization of atoms in non-coplanar asymmetric geometry. The theoretical formalism has been developed in plane wave Born approximation and in this approximation the triple differential cross-section (TDCS) has been expressed as a product of kinematical factors and atomic structure functions. The longitudinal spin asymmetry in the relativistic (e, 2e) process on K-shell of atoms has been shown to depend on the interference between the transition charge and component of the transition current in the direction perpendicular to the scattering plane. Further, the longitudinal spin asymmetry has been shown to depend on incident electron energy, atomic number of the target, azimuthal angle of the ejected electron and scattered electron angle.

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      K K Sud1 G Purohit1 A S Bhullar1 2

      1. Department of Physics, M.L.S. University, College of Science Campus, Udaipur - 313 002, India
      2. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - 40506-0055, USA
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