Electron density and positron trapping at a vacancy

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  • Ahlstrom Glassfibre Oy Karhulan Tehdas


The redistribution of valence electrons at a vacancy in aluminium is calculated in the Thomas-Fermi approximation. This result is then used in evaluating the annihilation characteristics of positrons trapped at vacancies. A good agreement with experiments is established.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-146
Number of pages4
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 1973
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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