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