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Gamma-ray spectra of hexane in gas phase and liquid phase

@article{Ma2012GammaraySO,
  title={Gamma-ray spectra of hexane in gas phase and liquid phase},
  author={Xiaoguang Ma and Feng Wang},
  journal={arXiv: Atomic Physics},
  year={2012}
}
Theoretical gamma-ray spectra of molecule hexane have been calculated and compared with the experimental results in both gas (Surko et al, 1997) and liquid (Kerr et al, 1965) phases. The present study reveals that in gas phase not all valence electrons of hexane exhibit the same probability to annihilate a positron. Only the positrophilic electrons in the valence space dominate the gamma-ray spectra, which are in good agreement with the gas phase measurement. When hexane is confined in liquid… 
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