Inversion of vibrationally inelastic scattering data

Collins, Michael A. and Gilbert, Robert G. (1977) Inversion of vibrationally inelastic scattering data. Molecular Physics, 34 5: 1407-1427. doi:10.1080/00268977700102631


Author Collins, Michael A.
Gilbert, Robert G.
Title Inversion of vibrationally inelastic scattering data
Journal name Molecular Physics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0026-8976
1362-3028
Publication date 1977
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/00268977700102631
Volume 34
Issue 5
Start page 1407
End page 1427
Total pages 21
Place of publication Essex, United Kingdom
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Methods are derived whereby vibrationally inelastic cross sections may be inverted to obtain a spherically symmetric effective potential (a rotational average of the complete potential) for atom/diatomic collisions. Classical and semi-classical methods are used to obtain inelastic opacity and deflection functions; these are further processed to give particular classical functions which can be evaluated using a small number ( 10) of trajectories. These are then fitted by a parametrized potential function. The methods successfully invert cross sections computed from a known potential. Results of an inversion of experimental vibrationally inelastic scattering data for Li+/H2 are also presented.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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