Fully Differential Study of Ionization in P + H2 Collisions Near Electron-Projectile Velocity Matching
We have performed a kinematically complete experiment on ionization of H2 by 75 keV proton impact for electrons ejected with a speed close to the projectile speed. The fully differential data are compared to a three-body distorted wave and a continuum distorted wave - eikonal initial state calculation. Large discrepancies between experiment and theory, as well as between both calculations, are found. These probably arise from a strong coupling between the ionization and capture channels, which is not accounted for by theory.
A. Hasan and T. Arthanayaka and B. R. Lamichhane and S. Sharma and S. Gurung and J. Remolina and S. Akula and D. H. Madison and M. F. Ciappina and R. D. Rivarola and M. Schulz, "Fully Differential Study of Ionization in P + H2 Collisions Near Electron-Projectile Velocity Matching," Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, vol. 49, no. 4, Institute of Physics Publishing, Jan 2016.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-4075/49/4/04LT01
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Keywords and Phrases
Distortion (Waves); Energy Dissipation; High Energy Physics; Cold Target Recoil Ion Momentum Spectroscopies; Complete Experiment; Continuum Distorted Wave-Eikonal Initial State; Energy-Loss Spectroscopy; Few-Body Problem; Fully Differential; Projectile Speed; Projectile Velocity; Ionization
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