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Systematics of the release of residual nuclei from relativistic nucleus-nucleus interactions

Binns, W. R. and Garrard, T. L. and Israel, M. H. and Kertzmann, M. P. and Klarmann, J. and Stone, E. C. and Waddington, C. J. (1987) Systematics of the release of residual nuclei from relativistic nucleus-nucleus interactions. Physical Review C, 36 (5). pp. 1870-1885. ISSN 0556-2813. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.36.1870.

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We have examined relativistic nuclei of krypton, xenon, holmium, and gold, accelerated in a partially stripped state to a maximum rigidity of about 5.6 GeV, interacting with targets of aluminum, carbon, and polyethylene. For each projectile and target combination we determined the total and partial charge changing cross sections for the production of lighter fragments. From these measurements we have developed a new representation of the dependence of the total charge changing cross sections on beam and target charge. We have also identified simple representations of the variation of the partial cross sections with the charge of the produced fragments and shown that they are dependent on the charge and energy of the beam. The fission of gold nuclei at high energies in these various targets has also been studied.

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Additional Information:© 1987 The American Physical Society. Received 25 March 1987. An experiment of this magnitude can only be carried to a successful conclusion with the help of many people. We are indebted to W. E. Althouse, J. A. Becker, J. W. Epstein, B. W. Gauld, G. Grimm, and B. J. Newport from our own groups. The personnel at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory made the runs possible and we particularly wish to thank H. J. Crawford, I. Flores, and P. J. Lindstrom for their help. W. R. Webber provided us with his data on the iron interactions prior to publication. This work was funded in part by NASA under Grants Nos. NAG-8-498, 8-500, 8-502, and NGR 05-002-160, 24-005-050, and 26-008-001.
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NASANGR 05-002-160
NASANGR 24-005-050
NASANGR 26-008-001
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Classification Code:PACS: 25.85.-w, 25.70.Np, 98.60.Ce
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