Accession Number : AD0271648

Title :   RESEARCH ON PHYSICS OF THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE. PART I

Corporate Author : QUEEN MARY COLL LONDON (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : BATES,D.R. ; DALGARNO,A.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Formulation of a theoretical basis for the cal culation of the polarizabilities of atomic oxygen and atomic nitrogen, and the explicit numerical calculation of these quantities Calculation of differential scattering cross sections for inelastic electron impact with hydrogen and helium using the first and second Born approximations Quantitative treatment by a new approximation of some particular ion-atom and atom-atom collisions involving excitation Development of a scanning interferometer for study of the profiles of the O1 green and red lines in the aurora, twilight and nightglow Development of IR spectrograph Calculations of cross-sections for inner shell ionization of atoms by electrons and protons An estimate of the temperature in the exosphere

Descriptors :   *PHYSICS, *UPPER ATMOSPHERE, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE