Accession Number : ADA315875
Title : On the Capture of Electrons by Fast Ions,
Corporate Author : TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE (AEC) OAK RIDGE TN
Personal Author(s) : Knipp, Julian K.
PDF Url : ADA315875
Report Date : MAR 1949
Pagination or Media Count : 27
Abstract : The Oppenheimer Brinkman Kramers theory of the capture of electrons by alpha particles in their passage through matter is formulated in terms of a momentum representation of the electrons. For a heavy ion carrying a core of electrons. capture is largely into excited states. Total cross sections for such ions are estimated assuming hydrogen like representations for the electron in the captured states and treating the atom from which capture takes place by the Thomas Fermi model.
Descriptors : *ALPHA PARTICLES, *HEAVY IONS, *ELECTRON CAPTURE, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, ELECTRONS, CROSS SECTIONS, MOMENTUM TRANSFER.
Subject Categories : Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE