1 November 1991 Vectorial photoelectric effect at 2.69 keV
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Recent experiments conducted to study the vectorial photoelectric effect with CsI, Al2O3 and Si photocathodes at 2.69 keV indicate null results. Detailed analysis shows that previously measured modulation can be well explained by geometrical misalignment and a combination of the asymmetric shape of the incident X-ray beam and a small detection area of the photoelectron detector. After the elimination of the sources of spurious modulation, we observed a modulation factor of less than 3 percent for a grazing incidence angle as small as 5 deg. There is no observable difference in the pulse height distribution between s and p states.
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Ping-Shine Shaw, Ping-Shine Shaw, Shaul Hanany, Shaul Hanany, Yee Liu, Yee Liu, Eric D. Church, Eric D. Church, Judith R. Fleischman, Judith R. Fleischman, Philip E. Kaaret, Philip E. Kaaret, Robert Novick, Robert Novick, Andrea E. Santangelo, Andrea E. Santangelo, "Vectorial photoelectric effect at 2.69 keV", Proc. SPIE 1548, Production and Analysis of Polarized X Rays, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50578; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.50578


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