Accession Number : AD0701380

Title :   THICK-TARGET BREMSSTRAHLUNG FROM ELECTRONS WITH AN ENERGY SPECTRUM AND AN ANGULAR DISTRIBUTION.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Oct 68-Jun 69,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Ialongo,Gilberto

Report Date : 30 DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : A formula for the bremsstrahlung radiation cross section from thick targets has been derived for monoenergetic electrons impinging normally on the absorber and has been extended to the case where electrons are allowed to have an energy spectrum and an angular distribution. The basic theory makes use of the Bethe-Heitler formula for thin targets and includes corrections for the absorption and buildup of photons, electron penetration in the target including multiple electron scattering, electron backscattering out of the target, electron energy loss in the target, and electron - electron bremsstrahlung. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BREMSSTRAHLUNG, DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SECTIONS), WAVE FUNCTIONS, KINETIC ENERGY, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, SCATTERING, ATTENUATION, IONIZATION, PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT, COMPTON SCATTERING, PAIR PRODUCTION, PROBABILITY

Subject Categories : Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE