Model for nuclear spin product-state distributions of ultracold chemical reactions in magnetic fields

  title={Model for nuclear spin product-state distributions of ultracold chemical reactions in magnetic fields},
  author={Goulven Qu'em'ener and Ming-Guang Hu and Yu Liu and Matthew A. Nichols and Lingbang Zhu and Kang-Kuen Ni},
  journal={Physical Review A},
Based on a theoretical model where the nuclear spins remain unchanged during a collision, we provide an analytical and general expression for the nuclear spin state-to-state distribution of an ultracold chemical reaction in a magnetic field, for given rotational transitions of the molecules. It simply requires knowledge of the field-dependent eigenfunctions of the molecular reactants and products of the chemical reaction. The final state-to-state distribution drastically changes with the… 

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