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Erratum: Corrigendum to “Misconceptions impairing the validity of the stopping power tables in the SRIM library and suggestions for doing better in the future” (Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms (2016) 380 (57–70).
Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. Sect. B 388, 23 (2016)
In the Introduction of the above paper I made joint reference to four previous publications containing tables of electronic stopping cross sections. However, not all of the reports are similar in nature, a fact that I missed to clarify; the error also escaped attention of the reviewer. The first three cited sets of tables were prepared in analogy to the SRIM library, using a rather limited number of available experimental data for extrapolation based on an approach that I showed to have no justification. This main subject of my paper is not repeated here. The fourth reference, the ICRU Report 73  is completely different in character. The first part comprises a very valuable overview on stopping power theory as well as on methods to measure energy losses. The second part contains electronic stopping cross sections predicted by the binary-collision code PASS developed by Sigmund and Schinner . The early application of the code  was limited to projectile numbers Z1 ⩽ 18 (Ar) and reduced energies E/M1 ⩾ 25 keV/u. More recent work suggests that there is room for a wider range of applications of the PASS code . I apologize for the inaccurate wording and I thank Peter Sigmund for bringing the case to my attention. On this occasion I also take the chance to correct a Freudian slip in the list of references of the paper subject to corrigendum. In ref. 12 the names of the authors, which I should have known well, were inverted. The correct citation is given below .
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Publication type Other: Correction, Addition
ISSN (print) / ISBN 0168-583X
Quellenangaben Volume: 388, Pages: 23
Publishing Place Amsterdam
Reviewing status Peer reviewed
Institute(s) Institute of Radiation Protection (ISS)