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  • Peter Sigmund
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Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 204)

Abstract

The central quantity characterizing particle stopping is the stopping force or stopping power. For a point particle it is defined as the average loss of kinetic energy E per path length \(\ell\), \(-{d E/d\ell}\). The minus sign defines the stopping force as a positive quantity. ...

Keywords

41.5.-i; 61.80.Jh; 81.40.Wx 

Keywords

41.5.-i; 61.80.Jh; 81.40.Wx 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Sigmund
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  1. 1.Physics Department, University of Southern DenmarkOdense MDenmark

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