Electron Scattering and Mobility in Dielectric Liquids

  • Gordon R. Freeman
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 193)


When a pulse of X-rays hits a dielectric liquid a cascade of electrons is produced in the liquid. The absorbed X-rays set a few high energy electrons in motion. The high energy electrons ionize molecules and set many lower-energy electrons in motion, which in turn produce many more electrons of still lower energy, and so on, until there is a large number of low energy electrons in the liquid.


Electron Mobility High Energy Electron Dielectric Liquid Liquid Argon Trap Depth 
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  • Gordon R. Freeman
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  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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