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Energy and cross sections

  1. Aug 14, 2007 #1
    I was wondering whether there's any interactions or productions that has cross section that doesn't only increase monotonously with energy, but has a drop somewhere at certain energy scales ?
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  3. Aug 14, 2007 #2


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    Neutron cross-sections are in general quite irregular when considering interation with various nuclei, especially heavy ones.

    Gamma-ray cross sections also have some irregularity (in the kev range) due to certain resonances.
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