Heavy ion irradiation of crystalline water ice

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Dartois, E. ; Augé, B. ; Boduch, P. ; Brunetto, R. ; Chabot, M. ; Domaracka, A. ; Ding, J. J. ; Kamalou, O. ; Lv, X. Y. ; Rothard, H. ; da Silveira, E. F. ; Thomas, J. C. (2015)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201425415
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Condensed Matter::Materials Science | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

Under cosmic irradiation, the interstellar water ice mantles evolve towards a compact amorphous state. Crystalline ice amorphisation was previously monitored mainly in the keV to hundreds of keV ion energies. We experimentally investigate heavy ion irradiation amorphisa... View more
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