A GEOMETRICAL INTERPRETATION OF CROSS SECTIONS FOR AN ELECTRON-HYDROGEN ATOM IMPACT WITHIN A LABORATORY SYSTEM
AbstractTwo methods, the analytical and the numerical one, have been presented in this paper, of determination of differential cross sections for collisional ionization processes. Two analytical method is based upon a binary encounter approximation, while the numerical method - upon an analysis of three-body effects. Both methods have been mutually compared, and confronted with experimental data for the process of ionization of a hydrogen atom, as commenced with its ground state.The description of the methods involved has been presented in the form of a laboratory system of coordinates, as this latter is of a particular importance for the interpretation of results of the experiment.
How to Cite
KUNC, Józef. A GEOMETRICAL INTERPRETATION OF CROSS SECTIONS FOR AN ELECTRON-HYDROGEN ATOM IMPACT WITHIN A LABORATORY SYSTEM. Journal of Power Technologies, [S.l.], v. 43, p. 17-33, mar. 2011. ISSN 2083-4195. Available at: <https://papers.itc.pw.edu.pl/index.php/JPT/article/view/82>. Date accessed: 03 dec. 2022.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).