Electron Impact Ionization of Metastable 3S-State Hydrogen Atoms by Electrons in Coplanar Geometry
American Journal of Modern Physics
Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages: 261-266
Received: Sep. 21, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 4, 2015; Published: Oct. 19, 2015
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Sunil Dhar, Department of Mathematics, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Tania Noor, Department of Mathematics, Premier University, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Farhana Shirin Chowdhury, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Premier University, Chittagong, Bangladesh
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In this work we have calculated first born triple differential cross sections (TDCS) for ionization of metastable 3S- state hydrogen atoms by electrons. In this study the final state wave function is described by a multiple scattering theory for ionization of hydrogen atoms by electrons. Results show qualitative agreement with other existing theoretical results for ionization of hydrogen atoms from metastable 2S-state and 2P-state. There are no other available results for ionization of hydrogen atoms from metastable 3S-state. The present result offers an extensive scope for experimental verifications in such ionization process.
Electron, Cross Sections, Ionization, Scattering
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Sunil Dhar, Tania Noor, Farhana Shirin Chowdhury, Electron Impact Ionization of Metastable 3S-State Hydrogen Atoms by Electrons in Coplanar Geometry, American Journal of Modern Physics. Vol. 4, No. 6, 2015, pp. 261-266. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20150406.11
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