The calculations of Cherenkov radiation (ChR) angular distributions from relativistic heavy ions (RHI) at very high energies (from 30 GeV/u up to 3000 GeV/u) taking into account their slowing-down (ionization energy loss) in a radiator are performed for the first time. The slowing-down of RHI in an optically transparent solid radiator can drastically change the ChR angular distributions at RHI energies of order of 1 GeV/u. The results of calculation show that at higher RHI energies (>30 GeV/u) (FAIR, SPS and LHC), the ChR angular distribution (at the reasonable radiator thickness) is very close to the Tamm-Frank distribution and practically does not depend on the RHI slowing-down in a radiator, if only ionization energy loss is taken into account.
|Журнал||Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms|
|Состояние||Опубликовано - 1 янв 2013|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics