A Caltech Library Service

Collision-induced spin flip of hydrogen atoms

von Roos, Oldwig (1959) Collision-induced spin flip of hydrogen atoms. Physical Review, 115 (4). pp. 911-918. ISSN 0031-899X. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.115.911.

See Usage Policy.


Use this Persistent URL to link to this item:


The cross section of a radiationless electronic spin-state transition (triplet-singlet transition) of two colliding, unexcited, hydrogen atoms has been calculated for low relative velocities. The low-velocity limit of this cross section exhibits a logarithmic divergence and decreases rapidly to a value of the order of πr0^2 (r0=classical electron-radius e^2/4πmc^2) with increasing energy of relative motion.

Item Type:Article
Related URLs:
URLURL TypeDescription
Additional Information:©1959 The American Physical Society. Received 30 March 1959.
Issue or Number:4
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:ROOpr59
Persistent URL:
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:10068
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:10 Apr 2008
Last Modified:08 Nov 2021 21:04

Repository Staff Only: item control page