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Title: Fully differential ionization cross sections for proton collisions with multielectronic targets

Abstract

In this work we present a theoretical study of the single ionization process involved in collisions of protons on He, Li, and Be targets at 2 MeV/amu projectile impact energy. Fully differential cross sections (FDCSs) are calculated within a continuum distorted wave method. Three different potentials are used to represent the interaction between the low energy outgoing electron and the residual ion target. Two of them are based on Coulomb potentials with proper effective charges for the target, while the other relies in a Garvey-type potential. These procedures provide remarkable differences in the binary and recoil peak regions, for the Li and Be cases. On the other hand, He target calculations lead to qualitative agreement for the three FDCSs at the momentum transfers and emission energies here considered. These results manifest the complexity of the ionization process for multielectronic targets and emphasize the importance of choosing an adequate model potential to describe the emitted electron dynamics in ionizing collisions.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. CONICET and Departamento de Fisica, Universidad Nacional del Sur, 8000 Bahia Blanca (Argentina)
  2. CONICET and Centro Atomico Bariloche, 8400 S. C. de Bariloche (Argentina)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21140580
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review. A
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 77; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.77.024701; (c) 2008 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1050-2947
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; BERYLLIUM; COLLISIONS; COULOMB FIELD; DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SECTIONS; DISTORTED WAVE THEORY; EFFECTIVE CHARGE; ELECTRONS; EMISSION; HELIUM; INTERACTIONS; ION-ATOM COLLISIONS; IONIZATION; IONS; LITHIUM; MEV RANGE; MOMENTUM TRANSFER; POTENTIALS; PROTONS; SIMULATION; TARGETS

Citation Formats

Martinez, S, Otranto, S, and Garibotti, C R. Fully differential ionization cross sections for proton collisions with multielectronic targets. United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.77.024701.
Martinez, S, Otranto, S, & Garibotti, C R. Fully differential ionization cross sections for proton collisions with multielectronic targets. United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PHYSREVA.77.024701
Martinez, S, Otranto, S, and Garibotti, C R. Fri . "Fully differential ionization cross sections for proton collisions with multielectronic targets". United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PHYSREVA.77.024701.
@article{osti_21140580,
title = {Fully differential ionization cross sections for proton collisions with multielectronic targets},
author = {Martinez, S and Otranto, S and Garibotti, C R},
abstractNote = {In this work we present a theoretical study of the single ionization process involved in collisions of protons on He, Li, and Be targets at 2 MeV/amu projectile impact energy. Fully differential cross sections (FDCSs) are calculated within a continuum distorted wave method. Three different potentials are used to represent the interaction between the low energy outgoing electron and the residual ion target. Two of them are based on Coulomb potentials with proper effective charges for the target, while the other relies in a Garvey-type potential. These procedures provide remarkable differences in the binary and recoil peak regions, for the Li and Be cases. On the other hand, He target calculations lead to qualitative agreement for the three FDCSs at the momentum transfers and emission energies here considered. These results manifest the complexity of the ionization process for multielectronic targets and emphasize the importance of choosing an adequate model potential to describe the emitted electron dynamics in ionizing collisions.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVA.77.024701},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/21140580}, journal = {Physical Review. A},
issn = {1050-2947},
number = 2,
volume = 77,
place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {2}
}