Effective collision strengths for transitions in Fe XIII

Francis Keenan, Kanti Aggarwal

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Abstract

Effective collision strengths for transitions among the lowest 97 fine-structure levels belonging to the (1s(2)2s(2)2p(6)) 3s(2)3p(2), 3s3p(3), 3s(2)3p3d, 3p(4), 3s3p(2)3d and 3s(2)3d(2) configurations of Fe XIII have been calculated using the fully relativistic Dirac Atomic R-matrix Code (DARC) of Norrington & Grant (2004). Resonances have been resolved in the threshold region, and results are reported over a wide electron temperature range up to log T-e = 6.8 K. Comparisons are made with the earlier available R-matrix results of Gupta & Tayal (1998), and the accuracy of the data is assessed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1117-1124
Number of pages8
JournalAstronomy and Astrophysics
Volume429
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Space and Planetary Science

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