Role of Ion-Surface Interaction at the Entry Surface on the Energy Loss of Highly Charged Slow Ions in Solids
Tapan Nandi
DOI: 10.4236/ojm.2011.13009   PDF   HTML     3,235 Downloads   6,762 Views   Citations


Evidence is obtained from the data of an earlier measurement that the effect of ion-surface interaction on the stopping power of highly charged slow ions is not at all tiny rather remarkably large, even it supersedes the bulk stopping power. The stopping power due to the surface interactions is directly proportional to the charge state of incident ions.

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T. Nandi, "Role of Ion-Surface Interaction at the Entry Surface on the Energy Loss of Highly Charged Slow Ions in Solids," Open Journal of Microphysics, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2011, pp. 53-57. doi: 10.4236/ojm.2011.13009.

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