## Elements of the theory of Markov processes and their applicationsGraduate-level text and reference in probability, with numerous scientific applications. Nonmeasure-theoretic introduction to theory of Markov processes and to mathematical models based on the theory. Appendixes. Bibliographies. 1960 edition. |

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Before studying the development of a nucleon cascade, we state the

assumptions concerning the nucleon-nucleon

sections. It is assumed that all high-energy nucleon

two and ...

Before studying the development of a nucleon cascade, we state the

assumptions concerning the nucleon-nucleon

**collisions**and the associated crosssections. It is assumed that all high-energy nucleon

**collisions**take place betweentwo and ...

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of energy E will

interval (E', E' + dE'). For large E' the Thomson cross section mv* E'* is a good

approximation. In the above, Z is the atomic number of the absorber atoms, m is

the ...

of energy E will

**collide**with an atom of the absorber and lose energy in theinterval (E', E' + dE'). For large E' the Thomson cross section mv* E'* is a good

approximation. In the above, Z is the atomic number of the absorber atoms, m is

the ...

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The probability of the primary particle not experiencing an ionizing

dt) is 1 — ap dt. 2. The probability that an ionizing

in the production of a knock-on electron with energy in the interval (E — I,E' + ...

The probability of the primary particle not experiencing an ionizing

**collision**in (0,dt) is 1 — ap dt. 2. The probability that an ionizing

**collision**takes place, resultingin the production of a knock-on electron with energy in the interval (E — I,E' + ...

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Processes Discrete in Space and Time | 9 |

Processes Discrete in Space and Continuous in Time | 57 |

Copyright | |

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