Bremsstrahlung induced by proton and helium-3 ion impact

H. Tawara, Keizo Ishii, S. Morita

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Abstract

Continuous X-ray spectra from a thin aluminium target produced by MeV proton and helium-3 ion impact have been measured with a Si(Li) detector. The observed spectra can be well reproduced with a simple model where it is assumed that these continuous X-rays originate from bremsstrahlung due to secondary electrons ejected from the target. The calculated angular distribution of these continuous X-rays is not isotropic but generally intense at 90°, which is also qualitatively in agreement with the experimental measurement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)503-505
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods
Volume132
Issue numberC
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1976 Jan 1

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