Accession Number : AD0783914
Title : Rotational Excitation of N2(+) B doublet Sigma(+)(u) Produced in Collisions of Atomic Hydrogen with N2.
Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,
Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS
Personal Author(s) : Birely,John H.
Report Date : 15 JUL 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 8
Abstract : The rotational excitation of N2(+) B doublet sigma(+)(u) formed in collisions of 20 keV H with N2 is shown to be adequately characterized by a Boltzmann distribution having a rotational temperature equal to the kinetic temperature of the nitrogen target. (Author)
Descriptors : *Nitrogen, *Gas ionization, Excitation, Temperature, Molecular rotation, Particle collisions, Molecular energy levels, Atomic beams
Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE