Books on Particle-Solid Interactions

General - Interactions of Radiation with Matter

Carron, N. J. (2007) An Introduction to the Passage of Energetic Particles through Matter. Taylor & Frances.
Mozumder, A. (1999) Fundamentals of Radiation Chemistry.Academic Press, San Diego
Mozumder, A and Hatano, Y. (2003) Charged Particle and Photon Interactions with Matter, CRC.



Gras-Marti A., Urbassek H.M., Arista N.R. and Flores F., editors (1991): Interaction of charged particles with solids and surfaces, vol. B 271 of NATO
ASI Series. Plenum Press, New York
Johnson, R.E.: (1982): Introduction to Atomic and Molecular Collisions, Plenum Press, NY
Nastasi M., Mayer J.W. and Hirvonen J.K. (1996): Ion-solid interactions: Fundamentals and applications. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Ion Beam Science: Solved and Unsolved Problems: Mat. Fys. Medd. Dan. Vid. Selsk. 52, 1-755 (2006).
Parilis, E.S., Kishinevsky, I.M., Turaev, N.Yu., Baklitzky, B.E., Umarov, F.F., Verleger, V.Kh., Nizhnaya, S.L. and Bitenskym I.S. (1993) Atomic Collisions on Solid Surfaces, North Holland 1993
Rabalais, J. W., ed. 1994 Low Energy Ion-Solid Interactions, Wiley Interscience 1994.
Smith, R., Jakas, M., Ashworth, D., Oven, B., Bowyer, M., Chakarov, I. and Webb, R. (1996) Atom and Ion Collisions in Solids and at Surfaces : Theory Simulation and Applications, Cambridge University Press

Energy Loss and Stopping Power. Penetration and range distributions

Ahlen S.P. (1980): Theoretical and experimental aspects of the energy loss of relativistic heavily ionizing particles. Rev Mod Phys 52, 121–173
Bethe H. (1933): Stosstheorie. In Handbuch der Physik, vol. 24, 273. Springer Verlag, Berlin
Bethe H.A. and Ashkin J. (1953): The passage of heavy particles through matter. In Experimental Nuclear Physics, vol. 1, 166–201.Wiley, New York
Bethe H.A. and Jackiw R.W. (1986): Intermediate quantum mechanics. Benjamin/ Cummings, Menlo Park, California
Bichsel H. (1972): Passage of charged particles through matter. In American Institute of Physics Handbook, 8.142–8.189. McGraw-Hill, New York
Birkhoff R.D. (1958): The passage of fast electrons through matter. In Encyclopedia of Physics, vol. 34, 53–138. Springer, Berlin
Bohr N. (1948): The penetration of atomic particles through matter. Mat Fys Medd Dan Vid Selsk 18 no. 8, 1–144
Bonderup E. (1981): Interaction of charged particles with matter. Institute of Physics, Aarhus
Cabrera-Trujillo R. and Sabin J.R., editors (2004a): Theory of the interaction of swift ions with matter. Part 1, vol. 45 of Adv. Quantum Chem. Elsevier,
Cabrera-Trujillo R. and Sabin J.R., editors (2004b): Theory of the interaction of swift ions with matter. Part 2, vol. 46 of Adv. Quantum Chem. Elsevier,
Fano U. (1963): Penetration of protons, alpha particles, and mesons. Ann Rev Nucl Sci 13, 1–66
Fano U., editor (1964): Studies in penetration of charged particles in matter, vol. 1133 of Nucl. Sci. Ser. Natl. Acad. Sci. - Natl. Res. Council,Washington
ICRU (1984): Stopping powers for electrons and positrons, vol. 37 of ICRU Report. International Commission of Radiation Units and Measurements, Bethesda, Maryland
ICRU (1993): Stopping powers and ranges for protons and alpha particles, vol. 49 of ICRU Report. International Commission of Radiation Units and
Measurements, Bethesda, Maryland
ICRU (2005): Stopping of ions heavier than helium, vol. 73 of ICRU Report.Oxford University Press, Oxford
Inokuti M. (1971): Inelastic collisions of fast charged particles with atoms and molecules – the Bethe theory revisited. Rev Mod Phys 43, 297–347
Jackson J.D. (1975): Classical electrodynamics. JohnWiley & Sons, New York
Kumakhov M.A. and Komarov F.F. (1981): Energy loss and ion ranges in solids. Gordon and Breach, New York
Sigmund P. (1975): Energy loss of charged particles in solids. In C.H.S. Dupuy, editor, Radiation damage processes in materials, NATO Advanced Study
Institutes Series, 3–117. Noordhoff, Leyden
Sigmund P. (2004): Stopping of heavy ions, vol. 204 of Springer Tracts of Modern Physics. Springer, Berlin
Sigmund, P. General aspects and stopping of point charges (2006) Springer Series in Solid State Sciences 151 
Ziegler J.F., Biersack J.P. and Littmark U. (1985): The stopping and range of ions in solids. 1–319. Pergamon, New York

Electron Emission

Baragiola, R. A., ed. (1993) Ionization of Solids by Heavy Particles (NATO Science Series B), Springer
Kudo, H. (2001) Ion-Induced Electron Emission from Crystalline Solids, Springer, Berlin


Behrisch, R., Ed. (1981+) Sputtering by Particle Bombardment (3 volumes). Springer, Berlin.
Behrisch, R. and Eckstein, W., Eds. (2007) Sputtering by Particle Bombardment. Experiments and Computer Calculations
from Threshold to MeV Energies. Springer, Berlin.

Ion Beam Analysis 

Feldman L.C. and Mayer J.W. (1986): Fundamentals of surface and thin film analysis. North Holland, New York
Johansson, S.A.E., Campbell, J.L.and Malmqvist, K.G., Eds. (1995) Particle-Induced X-Ray Emission Spectrometry (PIXE), Wiley
Rabalais, J.W.(2002) Principles and Applications of Ion Scattering Spectrometry: Surface and Chemical and Structural Analysis. Wiley

Ion Implantation

Mayer J.W., Eriksson L. and Davies J.A. (1970): Ion implantation in semiconductors. Silicon and germanium. Academic Press, New York


Was, G.S. (2007) Fundamentals of Radiation Materials Science. Metals and Alloys. Springer, Berlin.

Radiation Biology & Medical Applicataions

Alpen, E.L. (1998) Radiation Biophysic. Academic Press, San Diego
Atomic and molecular data for radiotherapy and radiation research, IAEA-TECDOC-799 (1995) International Atomic Energy Commission, Vienna.
Turner J.E. (1995): Atoms, radiation, and radiation protection. Wiley, New York, 2 edn.
Podgorsak, E.B. (2006) Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists, Springer, Berlin.
Wieszczycka W. and Scharf W.H. (2001): Proton radiotherapy accelerators. World Scientific, New Jersey






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Specimen Handling, Preparation, and Treatments in Surface Characterization

 Edited by Alvin W. Czanderna, Cedric J. Powell, and Theodore E. Madey.
 Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 1999
 ISBN: 0-306-45887-X

Conference Proceedings

Materials Science Applications of Ion Beam Techniques
Eds.: A.G.Balogh, G.Walter
Materials Science Forum Volumes 248-249
Trans Tech Publications, 1997
Beam-Solid Interactions for Materials Synthesis and Characterization
Vol. 354 from the MRS Symposium Proceedings Series
Materials Research Society 1996, 746 pp., 67-80 U$S 
Ion-Solid Interactions for Materials Modification and Processing
Vol 396 from the MRS Symposium Proceedings Series
Materials Research Society 1996, 897 pp., 65-70 U$S 
Handbook of Modern Ion Beam Materials Analysis
Eds.: J.R.Tesner, M. Nastasi, J.C.Barbour, C.J.Maggiore, and J.W.Mayer
Materials Research Society 1995, 700 pp., 125-230 U$S 
Microstructure of Irradiated Materials
Eds.: I.M. Robertson, L.E. Rehn, S.J.Zinkle, W.J.Phythian
Vol 373 from the MRS Symposium Proceedings Series
Materials Research Society 1995. 569 pp, 71-76 U$S. 
Beam Solid Interactions for Materials Synthesis and Characterization
Eds.: D.E. Luzzi, T.F. Heinz, M. Iwaki and D.C. Jacobson
Vol 354 from the MRS Symposium Proceedings Series
Materials Research Society 1994. 75-80 U$S. 
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