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Reflection of high velocity electrons from solid surfaces

Neher, H. Victor (1931) Reflection of high velocity electrons from solid surfaces. Physical Review, 37 (5). pp. 655-656. ISSN 0031-899X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:NEHpr31b

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Abstract

Bothe(1) has derived an expression for the angular distribution of electrons which are transmitted by matter and which have penetrated sufficient thickness to become completely diffused, and finds fair agreement with experimental work done with β-particles. It becomes of interest(2) to know the angular distribution of electrons emitted backwards from solid surfaces, since it is possible that the two distributions are similar. This question, together with the determination of absolute values of reflection, was studied during an investigation on scattering of high velocity electrons by thin foils.


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Additional Information:©1931 The American Physical Society. Received 7 February 1931.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:08 Oct 2007
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