Proton production cross sections for 14C from silicon and oxygen: implications for cosmic-ray studies

J. M. Sisterson, A. J.T. Jull, A. Beverding, A. M. Koehler, C. Castaneda, J. Vincent, D. J. Donahue, P. A.J. Englert, C. Gans, J. Young, R. C. Reedy

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Abstract

The production rates of 14C from proton spallation of silicon and oxygen have been measured over a wide range of energies from 31 to 450 MeV. 14C was measured by accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) after extraction of carbon from the samples by melting in a flow of oxygen.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)510-512
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B
Volume92
Issue number1-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 3 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Sisterson, J. M., Jull, A. J. T., Beverding, A., Koehler, A. M., Castaneda, C., Vincent, J., Donahue, D. J., Englert, P. A. J., Gans, C., Young, J., & Reedy, R. C. (1994). Proton production cross sections for 14C from silicon and oxygen: implications for cosmic-ray studies. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B, 92(1-4), 510-512. https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-583X(94)96064-X