In physics, the radiation length is a characteristic of a material, related to the energy loss of high energy, electromagnetic-interacting particles with it.
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... of matter traversed for these related interactions is called the radiation length X0, usually measured in g·cm−2 ... It is also the appropriate scale length for describing high-energy electromagnetic cascades ... The radiation length for a given material consisting of a single type of nuclei can be approximated by the following expression While this definition may also ...
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