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):

Report Date:

1972-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

Drawins 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

Subject Categories:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE