### COMPUTATION OF THE TOTAL SCATTERING CROSS SECTIONS FOR THE METALLOIDS

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Total Cross-Sections (TCS) of elastic electron-atom scattering for the metalloids Boron (B), Silicon (Si), Germanium (Ge), Arsenic (As), Antimony (Sb), Tellurium (Te) and Polonium (Po). The computed TCS were calculated using Born, Eikonal and the Optical Theorem approximation methods with the Lenz-Jensen potential, at electron incident energies between 1 to 1000 eV.

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