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Title: Measurements of ultra-low-energy electron scattering cross sections of atoms and molecules

A new experimental technique for the total cross section measurements of ultra-low energy electron collisions with atoms and molecules utilizing the synchrotron radiation is presented. The technique employs a combination of the penetrating field technique and the threshold photoionization of rare gas atoms using the synchrotron radiation as an electron source in order to produce a high resolution electron beam at very low energy. Absolute total cross sections for electron scattering from He, Ne, Ar, Kr, and Xe in the energy region from extremely low electron energy to 20 eV are presented.
Authors:
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  1. Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 152-8551 Tokyo (Japan)
  2. Department of Physics, Sophia University, 102-8554 Tokyo, Japan and Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 152-8551 Tokyo (Japan)
  3. Department of Physics, Sophia University, 102-8554 Tokyo (Japan)
  4. Photon Factory, Institute of Materials Structure Science, 305-0801 Tsukuba (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22266188
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1588; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 4. international meeting on frontiers in physics, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 27-30 Aug 2013; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ELECTRON BEAMS; ELECTRON COLLISIONS; ELECTRON SOURCES; ELECTRONS; PHOTOIONIZATION; SCATTERING; SYNCHROTRON RADIATION; TOTAL CROSS SECTIONS