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Complete collision data set for electrons scattering on molecular hydrogen and its isotopologues: I. Fully vibrationally-resolved electronic excitation of H2(X 1Ó+g ).

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Author(s)

Liam H. Scarlett, D Fursa, Mark C. Zammit, Igor Bray, Yuri Ralchenko, Kayla D. Davie

Abstract

We present a comprehensive set of vibrationally-resolved cross sections for electron-impact electronic excitation of molecular hydrogen suitable for implementation in collisional-radiative models. The adiabatic-nuclei molecular convergent close-coupling method is used to calculate cross sections for excitation of all bound vibrational levels and dissociative excitation of the B 1ƒ°+u , C 1ƒ®u, EF 1ƒ°+g , BŒ 1ƒ°+u , GK 1ƒ°+g , I 1ƒ®g, J 1ƒ¢g, D 1ƒ®u, H 1ƒ°+g , b 3ƒ°+u , c 3ƒ®u, a 3ƒ°+g , e 3ƒ°+u , d 3ƒ®u, h 3ƒ°+g , g 3ƒ°+g , i 3ƒ®g, and j 3ƒ¢g electronic states from all vi = 0.14 bound vibrational levels of the ground electronic (X 1ƒ°+g ) state. The data set consists of . 5000 cross sections, representing all possible electronic and vibrational transitions between the X 1ƒ°+g state and the n = 2.3 singlet and triplet states (where n refers to the united-atoms-limit principle quantum number). The data are presented in graphical form and provided as both numerical values and analytic fit functions in supplementary data files.
Citation
Atomic Data and Nuclear Data Tables
Volume
137

Keywords

electron-impact excitation, hydrogen molecule, cross sections, molecular convergent close coupling

Citation

Scarlett, L. , Fursa, D. , Zammit, M. , Bray, I. , Ralchenko, Y. and Davie, K. (2020), Complete collision data set for electrons scattering on molecular hydrogen and its isotopologues: I. Fully vibrationally-resolved electronic excitation of H2(X 1Ó+g )., Atomic Data and Nuclear Data Tables, [online], https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adt.2020.101361, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=929662 (Accessed September 17, 2021)
Created June 16, 2020, Updated April 30, 2021