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Document Type

Research

Keywords

Semi-classical Theory, Inner-Shell Ionization, trajectories, impact parameter

Abstract

A semi-classical calculation of atomic ionization depends upon the trajectory of the projectile. In the past, it has been customary to assume that the projectile passes the atom in a straight line. We have investigated this assumption by calculating realistic trajectories for heavy projectiles scattered from Hartree-Fock atomic potentials. We have also examined the experimental procedure of correlating impact parameters with projectile scattering angles using Rutherford scattering. It was found that this procedure is inaccurate for the lower projectile energies.

Publication Date

December 1977

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

84

Issue

4

First Page

129

Last Page

132

Copyright

© Copyright 1977 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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