Accession Number : AD0776211

Title :   Auroral Emission and Inelastic Electron Collision Processes in Air.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Ali,A. W.

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : A survey of the auroral emissions and all inelastic electron collision processes in N2, O2, O and NO is made. It is intended to show the available experimental and theoretical data on the relevant cross sections and point out the need for data where none exists. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Aurorae, *Inelastic scattering, Excitation, Atmospheric electricity, Emission, Collisions, Emission spectra, Electrons, Electron transitions, Cross sections, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen oxides, Atoms, Ions, Molecular energy levels, Electron scattering, Electron flux

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE