Atomic and nuclear properties of materials:
Zinc (Zn)
QuantityValueUnits ValueUnits
Atomic number 30     
Atomic mass 65.38(2) g mole-1   
Density 7.13 g cm-3   
Mean excitation energy 330.0 eV   
Minimum ionization 1.411 MeV g-1cm2 10.07 MeV cm-1
Nuclear collision length 84.7 g cm-2 11.88 cm
Nuclear interaction length 138.5 g cm-2 19.42 cm
Pion collision length 109.9 g cm-2 15.40 cm
Pion interaction length 167.0 g cm-2 23.41 cm
Radiation length 12.43 g cm-2 1.742 cm
Critical energy 18.93 MeV (for e-) 18.33 MeV (for e+)
Molière radius 13.92 g cm-2 1.952 cm
Plasma energy 52.13 eV   
Muon critical energy 311. GeV   
For muons, dE/dx = a(E) + b(E) E. Tables of b(E): PS PDF TEXT
Table of muon dE/dx and Range: PS PDF TEXT
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x ray mass attenuation coefficients