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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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
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - Jun 3 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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