Apparent dependence of α-particle induced L-subshell ionization on outer-electron configurations

C. N. Chang, J. F. Morgan, S. L. Blatt

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Measurements are reported for positive-ion induced L-subshell ionization cross sections ratios. For α-particle projectiles, the LIII/LII low-energy behavior for Au and Pt differs dramatically from that for Ta and Bi. Correlation with the outer electron configurations of these atoms is suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-366
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Letters A
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1974 Oct 7


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