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Re: None Different Ionisation energy (Volodymyr Rodin)
Re: Idea Re: Different Ionisation energy (Vladimir Ivanchenko)
Date: Feb 01, 10:48
From: Volodymyr Rodin <Volodymyr Rodin>

On Fri, 01 Feb 2019 17:44:35 GMT, Vladimir Ivanchenko wrote:
> Hello,
> sorry for the some delay with the answer, because this question is post
> to the wrong forum. The question is not connected with geometry.
> So called NIST materials properties are based on evaluated data
> published by the NIST experts. NIST material parameters are coherent and
> based on data, which experts had at a moment when they did these
> evaluations.
> One has to take into account, that any concrete material used in a real
> setup, may differ from the NIST one, for example, may have different
> density.
> If you define material by hand, mean ionisation potential is computed as
> an average value for components. So called "chemical" effects (molecular
> shells are different from single atom shells) are not taken into
> account.
> Needless to say that both descriptions have some systematic
> uncertainties. We believe, that usually NIST material uncertainty is
> less, and recommend using these materials. However, for each case an
> extra evaluation of the data for given material may be performed in
> order to reach minimal systematic uncertainty.
> VI

Dear Vladimir

Thank you for the great explanation of this problem. Your reply should be definitely added to the Material section of User Guide to make it clear for everyone


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