Accession Number : ADA116197

Title :   Collision-Induced Energy Transfer in the B State of Diatomic Sulfur.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Caughey,Thomas A ; Crosley,David R

PDF Url : ADA116197

Report Date : May 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : Rates for collision-induced vibrational and rotational energy transfer within the B(3) summation from u to - state of diatomic sulfur are reported. The S2 was initially excited to V'=4, N'=40, J'=41 by absorption of a Zn atomic line. Fluorescence measurements, made as a function of foreign gas pressure, were used to determine the rates. The collision partners investigated were the five rare gases, H2, and N2. In addition, the rate of quenching of S2(B, v'=4) by S2(X) is reported. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Diatomic molecules, *Energy transfer, Sulfur, Fluorescence, Steady state, Equations, Quenching, Hydrodynamics, Vapor pressure, Rare gases, Helium, Argon, Neon, Krypton, Xenon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Thermodynamics

Subject Categories : Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE