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@inproceedings{Michael2001AFN, title={A first-order non-degenerate adiabatic theory for calculating near-threshold cross sections for rovibrational excitation of molecules by electron impact}, author={Michael and R Morrison}, year={2001} }

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An approximate expression is derived for the inelastic K-matrix elements for rotational excitation of molecules by electron impact. This expression incorporates a Born-Oppenheimer separation of the projectile and nuclear coordinates in the continuum wavefunction but allows for different energies in the entrance and exit channels. Hence it is particularly suited to near-threshold collisions. The method is applied to pure rotational excitation of H, by comparing approximate cross sections with… CONTINUE READING