Buildup of an electron-photon avalanche in a layered medium with a random-distributed density

V. V. Uchaikin, V. V. Ryzhov

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Abstract

This is a study concerning the buildup of an electron-photon avalanche in a medium with a random-distributed density. The formulas derived here describe the avalanche characteristics, averaged over fluctuations of the medium, in terms of the corresponding avalanche characteristics for a medium with a deterministically distributed density. Numerical results are shown pertaining to an avalance in the atmosphere.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1202-1206
Number of pages5
JournalSoviet Physics Journal
Volume17
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1976

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