On the behavior of an analytical form of the stopping cross-section or how sharp can a Bragg peak be made?
Institute for Physics and Chemistry, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense, Denmark
2 Quantum Theory Project, Departments of Physics and Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611-8435, USA
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Revised: 15 December 2009
Published online: 16 February 2010
An analysis is made of the Bragg peak in the stopping power of fast ions, with the intension of determining how to shape the dose-depth curve for fast ions impinging on materials. We find the use of highly charged projectiles is very effective for narrowing the peak.
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