Ion Track Technology

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Reimar Spohr

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Structure and Diffusion Properties of Latent Ion Tracks. Reimar Spohr, Peter Armbruster, and Kurt Schaupert. Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids, vol. 110, Nos. 1-2, pp. 27-31, (1989).

Small-angle scattering of X-rays and neutrons enables one to determine the radial density distribution of latent ion tracks as function of the deposited energy per unit path length. Assuming a Gaussian-shape radial defect distribution, the diffusion along latent tracks can be described as a network of interconnected voids. The electric analogue of this network is used to interpret the experimental data.