Introduction to Hadronic Cascades
The purpose here is to give a very brief overview of the basic phenomenology associated with the interaction of hadrons with matter. Hadrons (i.e., strongly interacting particles) of interest here are neutrons, protons, charged pions, and charged kaons.
KeywordsEnergy Deposition Charged Pion Spallation Reaction Angular Deflection Charged Kaon
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