Positron production in crossed beams of bare uranium nuclei.

  title={Positron production in crossed beams of bare uranium nuclei.},
  author={M{\"u}ller and T deReus and Reinhardt and Greiner and Soff},
  journal={Physical review. A, General physics},
  volume={37 5},
  • Müller, de Reus T, +2 authors Soff
  • Published 1988
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Physical review. A, General physics
Positron creation in crossed-beam collisions of high-energy, fully stripped heavy ions is investigated within the coupled-channel formalism. In comparison with fixed-target collisions of highly stripped heavy-ion projectiles positron production probabilities are enhanced by more than one order of magnitude. The increase results from the possibility to excite electrons from the negative energy continuum into all bound states. The positron spectrum is shifted towards higher energies because of… Expand
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