# Stopping power for a charged particle moving through three-dimensional nonideal finite-temperature electron gases

## Abstract

We investigate the interaction of a charged particle with nonideal 3D electron gases by using the quantum hydrodynamic (QHD) theory. The stopping power for a nonideal electron gas at a finite-temperature has been theoretically analyzed and numerically calculated. In our calculation, the impact of nonideality and temperature on stopping power is stressed and clearly presented. The QHD dielectric function is obtained and compared to random-phase approximation result. It is shown that the QHD theory can properly describe the stopping power for higher particle velocities greater than the Bohr velocity.

- Authors:

- School of Physics and Optoelectronic Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024 (China)

- Publication Date:

- OSTI Identifier:
- 22046886

- Resource Type:
- Journal Article

- Journal Name:
- Physics of Plasmas

- Additional Journal Information:
- Journal Volume: 18; Journal Issue: 7; Other Information: (c) 2011 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1070-664X

- Country of Publication:
- United States

- Language:
- English

- Subject:
- 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; 74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; CHARGED PARTICLES; ELECTRON GAS; ELECTRON TEMPERATURE; ELECTRONS; GASES; HYDRODYNAMICS; ION COLLISIONS; ION TEMPERATURE; PERMITTIVITY; PLASMA; RANDOM PHASE APPROXIMATION; STOPPING POWER; THREE-DIMENSIONAL CALCULATIONS; VELOCITY

### Citation Formats

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Zhang Ya, Song Yuanhong, and Wang Younian.
```*Stopping power for a charged particle moving through three-dimensional nonideal finite-temperature electron gases*. United States: N. p., 2011.
Web. doi:10.1063/1.3600533.

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Zhang Ya, Song Yuanhong, & Wang Younian.
```*Stopping power for a charged particle moving through three-dimensional nonideal finite-temperature electron gases*. United States. doi:10.1063/1.3600533.

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Zhang Ya, Song Yuanhong, and Wang Younian. Fri .
"Stopping power for a charged particle moving through three-dimensional nonideal finite-temperature electron gases". United States. doi:10.1063/1.3600533.
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title = {Stopping power for a charged particle moving through three-dimensional nonideal finite-temperature electron gases},

author = {Zhang Ya and Song Yuanhong and Wang Younian},

abstractNote = {We investigate the interaction of a charged particle with nonideal 3D electron gases by using the quantum hydrodynamic (QHD) theory. The stopping power for a nonideal electron gas at a finite-temperature has been theoretically analyzed and numerically calculated. In our calculation, the impact of nonideality and temperature on stopping power is stressed and clearly presented. The QHD dielectric function is obtained and compared to random-phase approximation result. It is shown that the QHD theory can properly describe the stopping power for higher particle velocities greater than the Bohr velocity.},

doi = {10.1063/1.3600533},

journal = {Physics of Plasmas},

issn = {1070-664X},

number = 7,

volume = 18,

place = {United States},

year = {2011},

month = {7}

}

DOI: 10.1063/1.3600533

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