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Title: Electron impact excitation of the low-lying 3s[3/2]{sub 1} and 3s{sup ′}[1/2]{sub 1} levels in neon for incident energies between 20 and 300 eV

Absolute differential cross sections (DCSs) for electron impact of the two lower-lying 3s[3/2]{sub 1} ({sup 3}P{sub 0}) and 3s{sup ′}[1/2]{sub 1} ({sup 1}P{sub 1}) electronic states in neon (Ne) have been determined for eight incident electron energies in the range 20–300 eV. Comparisons between our results and previous measurements and calculations, where possible, are provided with best agreement being found with the recent large-scale B-spline R-matrix computations [O. Zatsarinny and K. Bartschat, Phys. Rev. A 86, 022717 (2012)]. Based on these DCSs at 100, 200, and 300 eV, a generalised oscillator strength analysis enabled us to determine estimates for the optical oscillator strengths of the 3s[3/2]{sub 1} and 3s{sup ′}[1/2]{sub 1} levels. In this case, excellent agreement was found with a range of independent experiments and calculations, giving us some confidence in the validity of our measurement and analysis procedures. Integral cross sections, derived from the present DCSs, were presented graphically and discussed elsewhere [M. Hoshino, H. Murai, H. Kato, Y. Itikawa, M. J. Brunger, and H. Tanaka, Chem. Phys. Lett. 585, 33 (2013)], but are tabulated here for completeness.
Authors:
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  1. Department of Physics, Sophia University, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554 (Japan)
  2. ARC Centre for Antimatter-Matter Studies, CaPS, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001 (Australia)
  3. (Malaysia)
  4. Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-5210 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22251499
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Chemical Physics; Journal Volume: 139; Journal Issue: 18; Other Information: (c) 2013 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CALCULATION METHODS; DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SECTIONS; ELECTRONS; EXCITATION; INTEGRAL CROSS SECTIONS; NEON; OSCILLATOR STRENGTHS