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International Journal of Aerospace Engineering
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 896836, 15 pages
Argon 4s and 4p Excited States Atomic Data Applied in ARC-JET Modeling
1Centre de Données Atomiques GAPHYOR, Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas, UMR 8578,
Université de Paris XI,
91405 Orsay, France
2DEDALOS, 32 rue Charles de Gaulle, 91400 Orsay, France
3Institute of Electric Power Engineering, IEPE, Poznan University of Technology, 60-965 Poznan, Poland
4Institut Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, Université de Paris VI, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
Received 8 March 2011; Revised 31 May 2011; Accepted 16 June 2011
Academic Editor: I. D. Boyd
Copyright © 2011 K. Katsonis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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