Collisions between metastable hydrogen atoms at thermal energies

R. C. Forrey, R. Côté, A. Dalgarno, S. Jonsell, A. Saenz, P. Froelich

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The interaction potentials of the pairs of excited atoms in the Born-Oppenheimer approximation were calculated. The R-dependent potential energy and the autoionization width of the molecular state in the approach of the two H(2s) atoms were observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4245-4248
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number20
StatePublished - Nov 13 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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