Exotic atoms. Technical progress report, February 1, 1995--January 31, 1996

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A variety of hydrogen isotopic mixtures form solid targets to produce muonic hydrogen isotope atoms. The method relies on muon capture by a proton and transfer of the muon from the proton to a deuteron or a triton. The resulting muonic deuterium or muonic tritium will not immediately thermalize because of the very low elastic cross sections of the Ramsauer-Townsend effect, and are emitted from the surface of the layer and escape into a vacuum region. A second solid hydrogen isotopic target is produced downstream on which the muonic hydrogen atom can react and the time of flight measured.

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Kunselman, R. November 1, 1995.

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A variety of hydrogen isotopic mixtures form solid targets to produce muonic hydrogen isotope atoms. The method relies on muon capture by a proton and transfer of the muon from the proton to a deuteron or a triton. The resulting muonic deuterium or muonic tritium will not immediately thermalize because of the very low elastic cross sections of the Ramsauer-Townsend effect, and are emitted from the surface of the layer and escape into a vacuum region. A second solid hydrogen isotopic target is produced downstream on which the muonic hydrogen atom can react and the time of flight measured.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96002151

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  • Other: DE96002151
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/40333--T4
  • Report No.: COO--2197-154
  • Grant Number: FG02-87ER40333
  • DOI: 10.2172/127985 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 127985
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc626023

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Kunselman, R. Exotic atoms. Technical progress report, February 1, 1995--January 31, 1996, report, November 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc626023/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.