## 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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In the case of electrons the energy is lost through ionization ; in the case of

photons energy loss is due to Compton scattering. In Fig. 5.1a schematic

representation of an

initiated by ...

In the case of electrons the energy is lost through ionization ; in the case of

photons energy loss is due to Compton scattering. In Fig. 5.1a schematic

representation of an

**electron**-**photon cascade**is given. In this case the cascade isinitiated by ...

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between the nucleon cascade and the

the multiplicative processes involved in the two cases are similar. In an

develops ...

between the nucleon cascade and the

**electron**-**photon cascade**, even thoughthe multiplicative processes involved in the two cases are similar. In an

**electron**-**photon cascade**the interior of the nucleus plays no role, and the cascadedevelops ...

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83 Ramakrishnan, A., and P. M.Mathews: Numerical Work on the Fluctuation

Problem of Electron Cascades, Progr. ... 87 Ramakrishnan, A., and S. K.

Srinivasan: Fluctuations in the Number of Photons in an

83 Ramakrishnan, A., and P. M.Mathews: Numerical Work on the Fluctuation

Problem of Electron Cascades, Progr. ... 87 Ramakrishnan, A., and S. K.

Srinivasan: Fluctuations in the Number of Photons in an

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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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