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A Monte-Carlo study of sub-keV electron transport in water: The influence of the condensed phase

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dc.contributor.author Emfietzoglou, D en
dc.contributor.author Papamichael, G en
dc.contributor.author Androulidakis, I en
dc.contributor.author Karava, K en
dc.contributor.author Kostarelos, K en
dc.contributor.author Pathak, A en
dc.contributor.author Moscovitch, M en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:43:04Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:43:04Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en
dc.identifier.issn 0168-583X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/31208
dc.subject Condensed-phase en
dc.subject Electron transport en
dc.subject Monte-Carlo en
dc.subject Water en
dc.subject.classification Instruments & Instrumentation en
dc.subject.classification Nuclear Science & Technology en
dc.subject.classification Physics, Atomic, Molecular & Chemical en
dc.subject.classification Physics, Nuclear en
dc.subject.other Collective excitations en
dc.subject.other Condensed-phase en
dc.subject.other Electron transport en
dc.subject.other Spatial pattern en
dc.subject.other Approximation theory en
dc.subject.other Electronic structure en
dc.subject.other Extrapolation en
dc.subject.other Kinetic energy en
dc.subject.other Mathematical models en
dc.subject.other Monte Carlo methods en
dc.subject.other Polarization en
dc.subject.other Electron transitions en
dc.title A Monte-Carlo study of sub-keV electron transport in water: The influence of the condensed phase en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1016/j.nimb.2004.10.068 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2004.10.068 en
heal.language English en
heal.publicationDate 2005 en
heal.abstract We explore the influence of condensed phase in various single-collision and slowing-down distributions of low-energy (sub-keV) electron tracks in water (i.e. vapor versus liquid phase at the same density). A unified methodology for both phases has been developed and implemented in our Monte-Carlo code based on elements of the Born and Bethe theories which are used to establish cross-sections for inelastic electronic scattering, the main mechanism of energy loss in the present study. The linear dielectric response theory was used for the valence shells of the liquid phase implemented by Born-corrections at low energies. By using experimental optical data as input, various many-body effects, such as, polarisation, collective excitations and correlation, are, for the most part, automatically accounted for. Monte-Carlo calculations of the spatial pattern of energy distribution, as well as, the clustering properties of collision events in full slowing-down electron tracks have been performed for both the vapor and liquid phases of water. The degree in which various model assumptions pertaining to the condensed-phase influence the above distributions is examined. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. en
heal.publisher ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV en
heal.journalName Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.nimb.2004.10.068 en
dc.identifier.isi ISI:000226669800057 en
dc.identifier.volume 228 en
dc.identifier.issue 1-4 SPEC. ISS. en
dc.identifier.spage 341 en
dc.identifier.epage 348 en


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