Single ionization and capture cross sections from biological molecules by bare projectile impact*
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- Quinto, M.A., Monti, J.M., Montenegro, P.D. et al. Eur. Phys. J. D (2017) 71: 35. doi:10.1140/epjd/e2017-70652-6
We report calculations on single differential and total cross sections for single ionization and single electron capture from biological targets, namely, vapor water and DNA nucleobasese molecules, by bare projectile impact: H+, He2+, and C6+. They are performed within the Continuum Distorted Wave – Eikonal Initial State approximation and compared to several existing experimental data. This study is oriented to the obtention of a reliable set of theoretical data to be used as input in a Monte Carlo code destined to micro- and nano- dosimetry.