Accession Number : AD0750663

Title :   On Drawin's Formula for Ionization in Atom-Atom Collisions.

Descriptive Note : Topical research rept.,

Corporate Author : CORNELL UNIV ITHACA N Y LAB OF PLASMA STUDIES

Personal Author(s) : Fleischmann,Hans H. ; Dehmel,R. C.

Report Date : FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Drawin's semiclassical formula for ionization in collisions of neutral atoms or molecules is examined. Both, from an analysis of its derivation and from a comparison with additional experimental data, it appears that considerable errors can be expected in general applications of this formula. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAS IONIZATION, ATOMS), INTERACTIONS, MOLECULES, KINETIC ENERGY, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SECTIONS

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE