Order from chaos with molecular beams

  • John B. Fenn
Physical and Theoretical


The use of molecular beam methods in the elucidation of collision processes in gases is traced from its beginnings early in this century. Some results which have been obtained are described. Limitations as well as advantages of the method are pointed out. Prospects for the future are predicted.


Molecular beams collision processes molecular beam scattering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John B. Fenn
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  1. 1.Department of Engineering and Applied ScienceYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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