Charge Changing Processes in Hydrogen Beams
Charge changing processes of hydrogen beams in gases (H2, He, N2, O2, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe), atomic hydrogen, alkali metal vapors (Li, Na, Mg, K, Cs), and gaseous carbon are reviewed primarily from an experimental point of view. Following a simple description of charge changing phenomena and typical techniques of measurement, problems associated with the experiments are discussed. Experimental cross-section results for the various charge changing processes are presented in figures with critical comments. A brief review of the theoretical developments relevant to the charge changing processes of hydrogen beams is also presented.