On the Production of Pions and Muons for the Purposes of Muon-Catalyzed Fusion
In order to get the necessary yield of parent particles for muon-catalyzed fusion (μCF) purposes, an adequate production of negative pions represents the most effective mean, provided the pions are released in suitable beam-target collisions. If one takes into consideration the possibility of exploiting μCF for energy applications, the problem of the cost of the primary pions turns out to be essential.
KeywordsPion Production Beam Momentum Target Diameter Negative Pion Deuterium Target
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