Electron—Atom (Molecule) Collision Processes

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Science  18 Apr 1980:
Vol. 208, Issue 4441, pp. 247-255
DOI: 10.1126/science.208.4441.247


Electron-atom (molecule) collision processes at low and intermediate energies are discussed. Measurements of collision cross sections are described briefly. The experimental techniques and the interpretation of observations are illustrated by specific examples.