Low-energy scattering of electrons by caesium atoms

N.S. Scott, K. Bartschat, P.G. Burke, W.B. Eissner, O. Nagy

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Abstract

The relativistic R-matrix method is used to calculate elastic and inelastic cross sections for electrons incident on caesium atoms with energies from 0-3 eV. These cross sections reveal a wealth of resonance structure in this energy range. The differential cross sections as well as the spin polarisation function S( theta ) and the left-right asymmetry function S( theta ) are calculated and enable conclusions to be drawn on the importance of spin-dependent interactions.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics
Volume17
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 1984

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