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Represents an up-to-date scientific status report on new trends in atomic and molecular physics
Also of interest to researchers in astrophysics and fusion plasma physics
Contains material important for nano- and laser technology
The field of Atomic and Molecular Physics (AMP) has reached significant advances in high–precision experimental measurement techniques. The area covers a wide spectrum ranging from conventional to new emerging multi-disciplinary areas like physics of highly charged ions (HCI), molecular physics, optical science, ultrafast laser technology etc. This book includes the important topics of atomic structure, physics of atomic collision, photoexcitation, photoionization processes, Laser cooling and trapping, Bose Einstein condensation and advanced technology applications of AMP in the fields of astronomy , astrophysics , fusion, biology and nanotechnology. This book is useful for researchers, professors, graduate, post graduate and PhD students dealing with atomic and molecular physics. The book has a wide scope with applications in neighbouring fields like plasma physics, astrophysics, cold collisions, nanotechnology and future fusion energy sources like ITER (international Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) Tokomak plasma machine which need accurate AMP data.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Atomic Structure Calculations - Auger Electron Heating - Elastic Scattering - Electronic Recombination - Emission and Photoexcitation Spectra - Heavy Elements - Highly Charged Ions - Hybrid Theory of Electron Systems - Intense XUV-free Electron Laser Radiation - Photoionization and Photoexcitation - Slow Highly Charged Particles