Evaluation the Collisional Stopping power and Continuous Slow Down Approximation ranges for protons in Carbon

Sabah Mahmoud Aman Allah1 , Shahad Abdul Salam Shaban1

1Physics Department, College of Sciences –Tikrit University

The stopping power and CSDA ranges of energetic protons in carbon has been
calculated using a model based on different theoretical approaches within energy range
(1.5 -295)MeV . The present work accounts for the incident proton slows down due to
the inelastic collision between target electrons of the medium and the incident proton
moving through it . These interactions of the incident proton with the target’s electrons is
a function of the proton energy . Our results are in good agreement available data of the
universal code pstar . This calculation model can be useful for different applications in
nuclear physics, medical physics , materials science and space radiation health.

Key Words: Stopping power of carbon, heavy charged Particle pstar, CSDA range, Mean ionization energy


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