The development of projectile excitation during ion-solid collisions observed through convoy electron emission

  • Stuart B. Elston
F Ion-Solid Collions F.2 Invited Contributions
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 376)


Preliminary results and interpretation are presented for a recent experiment designed to explore the evolution of electronic excitation of a projectile ion during flight through a solid target by monitoring the development of high-order multipole moments of the convoy electron angular distribution as a function of target thickness.


Target Thickness Multipole Moment Carbon Foil Emission Distribution Incident Projectile 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart B. Elston
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of TennesseeKnoxville
  2. 2.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA

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