Electron and Photon interactions with
biomolecules at intermediate and high energy (10100000 eV)
Gustavo Garcia
Instituto de Matematicas y Fisica Fundamental, CSIC, Serrano 121, 28006 Madrid
Tel +34 91 5616800 ext 2402
Francisco Blanco
Departamento de Fisica Atomica, Molecular
y Nuclear, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Avenida Complutense s.n., 28040
Madrid
Amalia Williart
Departamento de Fisica de los
Materiales, UNED, Senda del Rey 9, 28040 Madrid
Website: www.csic.es/
Research interests
• Electron scattering cross section measurements:
Total electron scattering cross section measurements at intermediate and high
energy by transmission beam techniques
Total and partial ionisation cross section of molecules by electron impact.
Electron impact excitation cross section derived from light emission
measurements
• Electron scattering cross section calculations:
Optical potential models
for electron scattering by atoms and molecules: elastic and inelastic cross
section calculations from non empirical absorption potentials.
• Photon interactions with molecular targets:
Angular and energy distribution
of secondary electrons.
• Energy deposition models at molecular level:
Monte Carlo simulation of
photon and electron transport through matter including secondary electron
interactions.
Relevant publications
Inelastic scattering and stopping power for electrons in O2 and O3 at
intermediate and high energies, 0.35 keV,
A. Williart, P.A. Kendall, F. Blanco,
P. Tegeder, G. Garcia and N. J. Mason, Chemical Physics Letters 375, 39 (2003).
Screening corrections for calculations of electron scattering from polyatomic
molecules,
F. Blanco and G. Garcia, Physics Letters A 317, 458 (2003).
Improvements on the quasifree absorption model for electron scattering,
F.
Blanco and G. Garcia, Physical Review A 67, 022701 (2003).
COST P9 Workings group(s) of interest: WG1, WG3
