Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 211, Issue 1, pp 11–14 | Cite as

On the relationship between o-Ps lifetime in liquids and their surface tension

  • V. M. Byakov
  • J. Krištiak
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It is shown that the Nakanishi-Jean formulae for o-Ps lifetime vs. radius of spherical cavity gives the empirical relationship of Tao which links the o-Ps annihilation rate with macroscopic surface tension.


Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Surface Tension Empirical Relationship Spherical Cavity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Byakov
    • 1
  • J. Krištiak
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical and Experimental PhysicsMoscow(Russia)
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsSAScBratislava(Slovakia)

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