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Measurements of K- shell Production Cross-Section and Fluorescence Yield for Y Element
American Journal of Physics and Applications
Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015, Pages: 1-5
Received: Dec. 30, 2014; Accepted: Jan. 20, 2015; Published: Jan. 30, 2015
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Authors
Hamza Tunç, Institute of Sciences, Yuzuncu Yıl University, Van, Turkey
Rafet Yilmaz, Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Yuzuncu Yıl University, Van, Turkey
Abdullah Ozkartal, Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Yuzuncu Yıl University, Van, Turkey
Turgay Ozmen, Institute of Sciences, Yuzuncu Yıl University, Van, Turkey
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Abstract
K- shell X- ray production cross-section have been measured for Y element. Measurements have been carried out at 16.896 keV excitation energy using secondary source. K X-rays emitted by samples have been counted by a Si(Li) detector with 160 eV resolution at 5.9 keV. The values of K - shell fluorescence yield has been evaluated for Y element. The results obtained for fluorescence yield and K X- ray production cross-section has been compared with the theoretically calculated values and other available semiempirical fits values.
Keywords
X-Ray Fluorescence, Fluorescence Yields, Cross-Sections
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Hamza Tunç, Rafet Yilmaz, Abdullah Ozkartal, Turgay Ozmen, Measurements of K- shell Production Cross-Section and Fluorescence Yield for Y Element, American Journal of Physics and Applications. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpa.20150301.11
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