Length Distribution of Chords through a Rectangular Volume.
NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC
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The chord length distribution of penetrating radiation in rectangular parallelepipeds is of concern in regard to spacecraft electronic, as single event upsets can be produced by the ionization along the path of a high-energy particle. Both differential and integral chord length distributions are presented here. Two approximations to the integral distribution are discussed. Author
- Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products
- Unmanned Spacecraft