Muonic-atom scattering from hydrogenic liquids in an incoherent approach
Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences,
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Received in final form: 23 December 2017
Published online: 8 March 2018
The differential cross sections for low-energy muonic hydrogen atom scattering in liquid hydrogenic targets have been calculated in the incoherent approximation using the Van Hove response function. A simple model of liquids and the available experimental parameters have been employed for a description of the diffusive and vibrational modes in these targets. At collision energies below about 10 meV, the obtained cross sections are very different from the analogous cross sections for scattering in hydrogenic gases.
Key words: Atomic and Molecular Collisions
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