Spin Polarization in Electron-Atom Scattering

  • G. F. Hanne
Part of the Physics of Atoms and Molecules book series (PIDF)

Abstract

The investigation of spin effects is an effort to probe the electron-atom collision process in greater detail than is possible through conventional cross-section measurements. This effort is part of a broad study of coherence in atomic collision physics that has been reviewed by a number of authors in a volume edited by Kleinpoppen and Williams.(1) The present chapter is part of a review of the progress made since then. Studies of coherence and polarization in electron-collision physics have been reviewed previously also by Hanne,(2) Blum and Kleinpoppen,(3) Slevin,(4) and Kessler.(5)

Keywords

Elastic Scattering Circular Polarization Orbital Angular Momentum Elastic Collision Spin Asymmetry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. F. Hanne
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyThe University of OklahomaNormanUSA

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