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J. F. Castillo, L. F. Errea, L Méndez, A. Riera, "Laser Assisted Charge Exchange in Atomic Collisions", Laser Chemistry, vol. 11, Article ID 904231, 6 pages, 1991. https://doi.org/10.1155/LC.11.285
Laser Assisted Charge Exchange in Atomic Collisions
We present total charge exchange cross sections for collisions of Li(1s22s2S) with H(1s) in presence of a linear polarized laser field of intensity 0.05 ≤ I ≤ 1 TW/cm2 and wavelength 5 103 ≤ λ ≤ 14 103 Å. Our calculation shows that the laser field can increase the cross section of this reaction by a factor of ten at impact energies E < 0.1 ke V/a.m.u. The mechanism of this process is discussed and it is shown that both atomic and molecular radiative transitions can take place depending on the laser wavelength employed.
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