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Title: Quantum defect and transition probabilities

Abstract

A summary of the relativistic quantum defect orbital (RQDO) method, as well as a few numerical examples of oscillator strengths, are presented. The radial functions in this formalism derive from solving a form of the decoupled second-order Dirac radial equation. With the method being totally analytical, it constitutes a simple and reliable procedure for predicting properties of interest in astrophysics and fusion plasma research, such as transition probabilities, while accounting for a large part of relativistic effects. Core polarization during electron transitions can also be explicitly accounted for in an analytic form.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. de Valladolid (Spain). Dept. de Quimica Fisica
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
687547
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
International Journal of Quantum Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 74; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: PBD: 15 Sep 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; ATOMS; CALCULATION METHODS; OSCILLATOR STRENGTHS; DIRAC APPROXIMATION; ENERGY-LEVEL TRANSITIONS; RELATIVITY THEORY; INTERMEDIATE COUPLING

Citation Formats

Martin, I. Quantum defect and transition probabilities. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-461X(1999)74:5<479::AID-QUA5>3.3.CO;2-W.
Martin, I. Quantum defect and transition probabilities. United States. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-461X(1999)74:5<479::AID-QUA5>3.3.CO;2-W.
Martin, I. Wed . "Quantum defect and transition probabilities". United States. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-461X(1999)74:5<479::AID-QUA5>3.3.CO;2-W.
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title = {Quantum defect and transition probabilities},
author = {Martin, I.},
abstractNote = {A summary of the relativistic quantum defect orbital (RQDO) method, as well as a few numerical examples of oscillator strengths, are presented. The radial functions in this formalism derive from solving a form of the decoupled second-order Dirac radial equation. With the method being totally analytical, it constitutes a simple and reliable procedure for predicting properties of interest in astrophysics and fusion plasma research, such as transition probabilities, while accounting for a large part of relativistic effects. Core polarization during electron transitions can also be explicitly accounted for in an analytic form.},
doi = {10.1002/(SICI)1097-461X(1999)74:5<479::AID-QUA5>3.3.CO;2-W},
journal = {International Journal of Quantum Chemistry},
number = 5,
volume = 74,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {9}
}