The Stopping Power of Amorphous and Channelled Silicon at All Energies as Computed with the Binary Encounter Approximation

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This thesis utilizes the binary encounter approximation to calculate the stopping power of protons penetrating silicon. The main goal of the research was to make predictions of the stopping power of silicon for low-energy and medium-energy channelled protons, in the hope that this will motivate experiments to test the theory developed below. In attaining this goal, different stopping power theories were compared and the binary encounter approach was applied to random (non-channelled) and high-energy channelled protons in silicon, and these results were compared with experimental data.

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viii, 82 leaves : ill.

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Bickel, David, 1970- December 1994.

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This thesis utilizes the binary encounter approximation to calculate the stopping power of protons penetrating silicon. The main goal of the research was to make predictions of the stopping power of silicon for low-energy and medium-energy channelled protons, in the hope that this will motivate experiments to test the theory developed below. In attaining this goal, different stopping power theories were compared and the binary encounter approach was applied to random (non-channelled) and high-energy channelled protons in silicon, and these results were compared with experimental data.

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Bickel, David, 1970-. The Stopping Power of Amorphous and Channelled Silicon at All Energies as Computed with the Binary Encounter Approximation, thesis, December 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279387/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .