Quenching of the resonance state of potassium by muonium

Bruce C. Garrett, Donald G. Truhlar, Carl F. Melius

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Cross sections are calculated for the process K(42P)+MuK(42S)+Mu at impact energies from 4 meV to 0.5 eV. The deexcitation probability in a Mu collision is greater than that in an H collision at the same relative translational energy and impact parameter by over four orders of magnitude.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2853-2856
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

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