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Interactions of 200 GeV Gold Nuclei in Light Elements

Brewster, N. R. and Fickle, R. K. and Waddington, C. J. and Binns, W. R. and Israel, M. H. and Jones, M. D. and Klarmann, J. and Garrard, T. L. and Newport, B. J. and Stone, E. C. (1983) Interactions of 200 GeV Gold Nuclei in Light Elements. In: 18th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Bangalore, India, August 22 to September 3, 1983. Vol.9. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Bombay, India, pp. 259-262. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140423-143205864

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Abstract

Total charge-changing cross sections and partial cross-sections for interactions of 200 GeV ^(197)_(79)Au nuclei incident on carbon and polyethylene (CH_2) targets have been measured during a calibration of the HEA0-3 Heavy Nuclei Experiment. From these we infer the total and partial cross-sections for ^(197)_(79)Au incident on hydrogen. The effects of using these cross-sections in one model of cosmic ray propagation are illustrated. Comparisons to predictions using semi-empirical formulae are shown.


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Binns, W. R.0000-0001-6110-3407
Israel, M. H.0000-0002-8104-208X
Stone, E. C.0000-0002-2010-5462
Contact Email Address:dmiles@caltech.edu
Additional Information:© 1983 INSDOC. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System One of us (NRB) wishes to thank P.S. Freier for guidance during the analysis. This work was supported by NASA under contracts NAS8-27976,77, 78 and grants NGR 05-005-160, 24-005-050, and 26-008-001.
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NASANAS8-27976
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NASANAS8-27978
NASANGR 05-005-160
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NASANGR 26-008-001
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