We demonstrate that the projectile coherence can have a major impact on atomic fragmentation processes. This has been overlooked for decades in formal scattering theory and may explain puzzling discrepancies between theoretical and experimental fully differential cross sections for single ionization.
M. Schulz et al., "Effect of Projectile Coherence on Atomic Fragmentation Processes," Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 388, no. PART 10, Institute of Physics - IOP Publishing, Jan 2012.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/388/10/102027
27th International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions (2011: Jul. 27-Aug. 2, Belfast, United Kingdom)
Keywords and Phrases
Fragmentation process; Fully differential cross sections; Scattering theory; Single ionization; Impact ionization; Molecules; Projectiles; Atoms
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