In a recent article, McGovern [Phys. Rev. APLRAAN1050-294710.1103/PhysRevA. 81.042704 81, 042704 (2010)] suggested that the normalization of our measured fully differential cross section for ionization of helium by Au53+ needs to be checked. In this comment we confirm that the normalization of the published data is correct. Furthermore, we point out that, for a conclusive comparison between experiment and theory, an accurate inclusion of the experimental resolution using correct experimental parameters in the calculation is important.
M. Schulz et al., "Comment on "Coincidence Studies of He Ionized by C⁶⁺, Au²⁴⁺, and Au⁵³⁺"," Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 81, no. 6, p. 066701-1, American Physical Society (APS), Jun 2010.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.81.066701
Keywords and Phrases
Experimental Parameters; Fully Differential Cross Sections; Helium; Ionization
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01 Jun 2010