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Title: Low energy e-Ar momentum transfer cross-section

Abstract

Recent work has shown that solutions of the Boltzmann equation which use the so called {open_quotes}two-term{close_quotes} approximation provide an inadequate description of the transverse diffusion of electrons in argon gas at low values of E/N, contrary to earlier evidence. Previous determinations of the momentum transfer cross section for argon from the analysis of transport data have used two-term codes in good faith. Progress towards the determination of a new cross section in the energy range O - 4 eV, including an analysis of the energy dependence of the uncertainty in the derived cross section is reported.

Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
127917
Report Number(s):
CONF-920376-
Journal ID: BAPSA6; ISSN 0003-0503; TRN: 96:000365
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Bulletin of the American Physical Society; Journal Volume: 37; Journal Issue: 9; Conference: Meeting of the American Physical Society, Indianapolis, IN (United States), 16-20 Mar 1992; Other Information: PBD: Dec 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; ARGON; ELECTRON-ATOM COLLISIONS; MOMENTUM TRANSFER; CROSS SECTIONS; MILLI EV RANGE; EV RANGE 01-10

Citation Formats

Brennan, M.J.. Low energy e-Ar momentum transfer cross-section. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Brennan, M.J.. Low energy e-Ar momentum transfer cross-section. United States.
Brennan, M.J.. Tue . "Low energy e-Ar momentum transfer cross-section". United States.
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abstractNote = {Recent work has shown that solutions of the Boltzmann equation which use the so called {open_quotes}two-term{close_quotes} approximation provide an inadequate description of the transverse diffusion of electrons in argon gas at low values of E/N, contrary to earlier evidence. Previous determinations of the momentum transfer cross section for argon from the analysis of transport data have used two-term codes in good faith. Progress towards the determination of a new cross section in the energy range O - 4 eV, including an analysis of the energy dependence of the uncertainty in the derived cross section is reported.},
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journal = {Bulletin of the American Physical Society},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 1992},
month = {Tue Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 1992}
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