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Sputtering of Nb by 12-MeV Protons

Ollerhead, R. W. and Mann, F. M. and Kneff, D. W. and Switkowski, Z. E. and Tombrello, T. A. (1976) Sputtering of Nb by 12-MeV Protons. Physical Review Letters, 36 (8). pp. 439-442. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:OLLprl76

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Abstract

Sputtering yields for niobium bombarded by 12-MeV protons have been measured using a technique involving prior activation of the target material. Values obtained for backward and forward sputtering are SB=(1.6±0.1)×10^-4 and SF=(4.7±0.3)×10^-4, respectively. These values, expected to be similar to fast-neutron sputtering yields, are consistent with most recently published fast-neutron data.


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Additional Information:©1976 The American Physical Society Received 14 July 1975 Work supported in part by the National Science Foundation Grants No. MPS71-02670 A05 and No. GP-43585 and the Ford Motor Company.
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