Rotational excitation in molecular collisions

exact (two-state) results versus variational (decoupling) computations

R. D. Levine, M. Shapiro, James Muckerman, B. R. Johnson

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Abstract

Transition probabilities for rotational excitation are evaluated exactly and compared with the predictions of a variational computation based on a decoupling procedure. The non-monotonic dependence on the asymmetry parameter is studied.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)545-548
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Volume2
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1968

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Rotational excitation in molecular collisions : exact (two-state) results versus variational (decoupling) computations. / Levine, R. D.; Shapiro, M.; Muckerman, James; Johnson, B. R.

In: Chemical Physics Letters, Vol. 2, No. 8, 12.1968, p. 545-548.

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