## Abstract

A new computer program has been developed which allows us to use the R-matrix method to study electron scattering by polyatomic molecules. Our first application is to scattering by N_{2}O in its linear, equilibrium geometry for energies up to 10 eV. We confirm the earlier assignment of ^{2}Π symmetry to the resonance near 2 eV but we are unable to locate any resonance having ^{2}Σ symmetry in this energy range. We present integral and differential cross sections which are generally in excellent agreement with experiment.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 4087-4096 |

Number of pages | 10 |

Journal | Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics |

Volume | 30 |

Issue number | 18 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 28 Sep 1997 |

## ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Condensed Matter Physics

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