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Title: Elastic and total cross sections for simple biomolecules in the intermediate energy range

The elastic and total cross sections for formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acetone, 2-butanone and formamide are calculated using the spherical complex optical potential formalism in the intermediate energy range from 50 eV to 10 keV. These cross sections find application to various fields like radiation damage and biological sciences. The present results are compared with the available experimental and theoretical data and are found to give excellent agreement. The elastic cross sections reported for most of the targets in the present energy range are done for the first time. The energy dependence of the contribution of ionization and elastic cross section with respect to the total cross section and the correlation of total cross section with polarizability of the molecules are also studied.
Authors:
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  1. Atomic and Molecular Physics Lab, Department of Applied Physics, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad 826004, JH (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22492362
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Advances; Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: (c) 2015 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; ACETALDEHYDE; ACETONE; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; CORRELATIONS; ENERGY DEPENDENCE; EV RANGE; FORMALDEHYDE; FORMAMIDE; KEV RANGE; MOLECULES; POLARIZABILITY; POTENTIALS; RADIATION EFFECTS; TOTAL CROSS SECTIONS