Dependence of multiplicity of secondary particles on the atomic number of the target nucleus and on the energy of the incident particle
Atanelishvili M.I. , Berdzenishvili O.O., Verbetskii Yu.G., Garsevanishvili L.P., Gromov Yu.A., Lomtadze T.A., Kotlyarevskii D.M., Mandzhavidze I.D., Matsaberidze V.F., Struchalina A.V., Chikovani L.D., Tsomaya P.V., Shtemanetyan G.Z.
The growth of the multiplicity in the energy interval 50 — 3000 GeV fits satisfactorily a logarithmic law for many substances (H, CH2, Cu). The coefficient of the logarithm increases with increasing atomic number. The data agree with the semi-inclusive scaling predictions .