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Electron impact polarization

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A theory of electron impact polarization observed in a direction normal to the direction of incident electron was developed by Percival and Seaton. Chambe and Hénoux modified the expression for Stokes parameterQ so that the polarization in a direction making an angle θ with the direction of impact electron could be calculated. A limitation to the idea of Chambe and Hénoux has been discussed.

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Chandra, S. Electron impact polarization. Astrophys Space Sci 95, 223–225 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00661178

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