Differential cross section measurements from laser-aligned Mg atoms are compared to theoretical calculations using both time dependent and time-independent formalisms. It is found that both natural and unnatural parity contributions to the calculated cross sections are required to emulate the data when the state is aligned out of the scattering plane.
A. J. Murray et al., "Natural & Unnatural-Parity Contributions in Electron-Impact Ionization of Laser-Aligned Atoms," Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 875, no. 2, Institute of Physics - IOP Publishing, Aug 2017.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/875/2/012002
30th International Conference on Photonic, Electronic, and Atomic Collisions, ICPEAC (2017: Jul. 26-Aug. 1, Cairns, Australia)
Center for High Performance Computing Research
Keywords and Phrases
Atom lasers; Atoms; Ionization, Differential cross section; Electron impact-ionization; Scattering plane; Theoretical calculations; Time dependent; Time independents, Impact ionization
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01 Aug 2017