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Photon and Electron Collisions with Atoms and Molecules

by P. G. Burke

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Published by Springer US in Boston, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesProceedings of the Second European Study Conference held in Belfast, Norther Ireland, July 23-26, 1996
Statementedited by Philip G. Burke, Charles J. Joachain
SeriesPhysics of Atoms and Molecules, Physics of atoms and molecules
ContributionsJoachain, C. J. (Charles Jean)
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (378 pages).
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27080725M
ISBN 101461559170
ISBN 109781461559177
OCLC/WorldCa840285977

These energies are on the order of those between outer electron shells in atoms and molecules. This means that these photons can be absorbed by atoms and molecules. A single photon can actually stimulate the retina, for example, by altering a receptor molecule that then triggers a nerve impulse. Photons can be absorbed or emitted only by atoms. An understanding of the collisions between micro particles is of great importance for the number of fields belonging to physics, chemistry, astrophysics, biophysics etc. The present book, a theory for electron-atom and molecule collisions is developed using non-relativistic quantum mechanics in a systematic and lucid manner. The scattering theory is an essential part of the quantum mechanics.

The collision of electrons with molecules and molecular ions is a fundamental pro cess in atomic and molecular physics and in chemistry. At high incident electron en ergies, electron-molecule collisions are used to deduce molecular geometries, oscillator strengths for optically allowed transitions, and in the case of electron-impact ionization, to probe the momentum distribution of the. But when excited helium atoms collide with ground state neon atoms the story is a bit different: it is still about energy transfer, but this time conceptually an electron in a helium atoms is deexcited and this energy is transferred to an electron in a neon atom which is excited. $\endgroup$ – .

A UV photon has sufficient energy to ionize atoms and molecules, which makes its effects different from those of visible light. UV thus has some of the same biological effects as γ-rays and x-rays. For example, it can cause skin cancer and is used as a sterilizer. Such collisions are called 'inelastic.' For example, in a collision between molecules the internal vibrations or the rotation of one or both molecules might change. Or in a collision between atoms there might be a temporary change in the energy levels which electrons occupy within each atom. Electrons do not have any internal structure so they.


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Research on photon and electron collisions with atomic and molecular targets and their ions has seen a rapid increase in interest, both experimentally and theoretically, in recent years.

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Research on photon and electron collisions with atomic and molecular targets and their ions has seen a rapid increase in interest, both experimentally and theoretically, in recent years. This is partly because these processes provide an ideal means of investigating the dynamics of many particle.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Proceedings of the Second European Study Conference on Photon and Electron Collisions with Atoms and Molecules, held July, at the Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland"--Title page verso. This book is a short outline of the present state of the theory of electron collisions with atomic particles - atoms, molecules and ions.

It is addressed to those who by nature of their work need detailed information about the cross sections of various processes of electron collisions with atomic particles: experimentalists working in plasma physics, optics, quantum electronics, atmospheric.

During the last 30 years, the author has lectured on the topics presented in this book (collisions physics, photon-atom collisions, electron-atom and electron-molecule collisions, "electron-photon delayed coincidence technique", etc.) at many institutions including Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, The University of Western Ontario, Canada.

The First Asilomar Conference on Electron- and Photon-Molecule Collisions was held Augustin Pacific Grove, California. This meeting brought together forty scientists who are actively involved in theoretical studies of electron scattering by, and photoionization of, small molecules.

He has co-edited four books: 1) "Atomic and Molecular Physics of Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion"(with D.E. Post), Plenum, New York (). 2) "Photon and Electron Collisions with Atoms and Molecules"(with P.G. Burke), Plenum, New York ().

The?rst edition of this textbook had found a friendly acceptance. This second edition does not change the concept of the representation which combines the - perimental techniques for the investigation of atoms and molecules and their results that have lead to the development of quantum physics.

Some new developments in laser physics and quantum optics have been inserted in Chapter 12 in order. Spectroscopy is the study of the interaction between matter and electromagnetic radiation as a function of the wavelength or frequency of the radiation.

Historically, spectroscopy originated as the study of the wavelength dependence of the absorption by gas phase matter of visible light dispersed by a elementary description of absorption, emission and scattering spectroscopy is given.

Cross section data are collected and reviewed for electron collisions with oxygen molecules. Included are the cross sections for total and elastic scatterings, momentum transfer, excitations of rotational, vibrational, and electronic states, dissociation, ionization, electron attachment, and emission of radiations.

For each process, the recommended values of the cross sections are. Get this from a library. Photon and Electron Collisions with Atoms and Molecules. [P G Burke; C J Joachain]. MeV ions interact with matter through collisions with the electrons and nuclei of the atoms of the material.

Ion– electron collisions give rise to reactions associated with the electron shells of atoms (photon emission, Auger electrons, conduction electrons or holes, secondary electron emission) and nuclear collisions give rise to reactions. Books & CD ROMs Show all 45 results. Electron and Photon Interactions with Atoms Festschrift for Professor Ugo Fano.

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Recent progress in obtaining experimental benchmark data and the development of highly sophisticated computational methods is. Since the early days of modem physics spectroscopic techniques have been employed as a powerful tool to assess existing theoretical models and to uncover novel phenomena that promote the development of new concepts.

Conventionally, the system to be probed is prepared in a well-defined state. Upon a controlled perturbation one measures then the spectrum of a single particle (electron, photon. Photon And Electron Collisions With Atoms And Molecules by Burke, Philip G.

(Edt)/ Joachain, Charles J. (Edt) Research on photon and electron collisions with atomic and molecular targets and their ions has seen a rapid increase in interest, both experimentally and theoretically, in recent years. Analytic expressions fitted to Barnett's recommended data are given for the cross sections of the following reactions: electron capture by H, H(+), H(2)(+), He(+), and He(2+) colliding with atoms, molecules, and ions, and electron capture into excited states by H(+), He(+), and He(2+) colliding with atoms and molecules.

The latter category includes cross sections for photon emission due to. The Electron and Photon relationship. Atoms and molecules cannot exist without electrons. During the big bang all the electrons were used up to make atoms.

Electrons can be created through beta decay of radioactive isotopes and in high-energy collisions, such as by cosmic rays in the atmosphere. The copper atom has one (free) electron. An understanding of the collisions between micro particles is of great importance for the number of fields belonging to physics, chemistry, astrophysics, biophysics etc.

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