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Electron Interactions with SF6



Loucas G. Christophorou, James K. Olthoff


We have comprehensively reviewed and critically assessed the state of knowledge on electron-interaction cross sections and electron-swarm parameters in SF6. In this paper are presented our: (1) assessed data for the total electron scattering, elastic integral, elastic momentum, total ionization, and dissociative and nondissociative electron attachment cross sections; (2) deduced cross sections for the total vibrational excitation and total dissociation into neutrals; and (3) assessed data for the coefficients of electron-impact ionization, effective ionization, electron attachment, electron drift, and electron diffusion.
Proceedings Title
Proc. XIII International Conference on Gas Discharges and Their Applications
Conference Dates
September 3-8, 2000
Conference Location
Glasgow, 1, UK


electron interactions, SF<sub>6</sub>, sulfur hexafluoride


Christophorou, L. and Olthoff, J. (2000), Electron Interactions with SF<sub>6</sub>, Proc. XIII International Conference on Gas Discharges and Their Applications, Glasgow, 1, UK, [online], (Accessed July 18, 2024)


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Created August 31, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021