Fundamental research in ion-solid interaction

In order to refine and further develop the employed methods and to find new ways how ion beams can be of benefit for research and industry we are also investigating fundamental aspects of ion-solid interaction. This includes e.g. studies of cross sections for nuclear reactions, the deceleration of ions in solids at low energies, as well as crystallographic studies by ion beams.

Selected publications

Primetzhofer, D.
Electronic interactions of medium energy ions in hafnium dioxide
Physical Review A 89 (2014) 032711 doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.89.032711

Primetzhofer, D.
Inelastic energy loss of medium energy H and He ions in Au and Pt: Deviations from velocity proportionality
Physical Review B 86 (2012) 094102 doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.86.094102