Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 60)


An introduction to the study of electron impact excitation of hydrogen-like polarized atoms of sodium and potassium and helium and helium-like atoms of calcium and strontium is given. Also the introductory remarks for the investigation of the electron impact ionization of helium, argon, krypton and xenon atoms and hydrogen, sulphur dioxide and sulphur hexafluoride molecules is described.


Atoms Excitation Ionization Molecules Polarization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PiscatawayUSA
  2. 2.Stirling UniversityStirlingUK
  3. 3.Max-Planck-GesellschaftFritz-Haber-InstitutBerlinGermany

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