Studies of HeH: Dissociative Excitation
1 Department of Physics, Stockholm University, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
2 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis USA
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Published online: 25 March 2016
We have used structure and scattering calculations to determine the potential energy curves, non-adiabatic couplings and autoionization widths for the HeH system. These will be used to study a variety of processes ranging from dissociative recombination to mutual neutralization. As an example, we present our results on the direct dissociative excitation of HeH+ by electron impact via excitation to the two lowest excited states of the ion. The results are found to be in good agreement with experiment.
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