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Discrete-basis-function approach to electron-molecule scattering

Watson, Deborah K. and McKoy, Vincent (1979) Discrete-basis-function approach to electron-molecule scattering. Physical Review A, 20 (4). pp. 1474-1483. ISSN 0556-2791. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:WATpra79

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Abstract

The authors discuss two discrete-basis-function approaches to the solution of the T-matrix equations for the scattering of electrons by atoms or molecules. Both methods, one of which is based on the Schwinger variational principle, have major advantages over the previously proposed T-matrix methods and do not require large-basis-set expansions. Results are reported for s- and p-wave scattering for helium.


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Additional Information:©1979 The American Physical Society. Received 14 November 1978. The authors would like to acknowledge helpful and stimulating discussions with Dr. Arne Fliflet, Dr. Thomas Rescigno, and Dr. Barry Schneider. One of us (D.K.W.) thanks Anthony Rappe for bringing Eq. (A3) to her attention. This work was supported by a grant from the NSF, and one of us (D.K.W.) acknowledges support by a NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship.
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