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By B. H. Bransden

Over the past twenty years, the idea of ion-atom collisions, and especially of charge-exchange reactions, has complicated quickly to the purpose the place latest texts aren't any longer appropriate as an creation to the topic. This publication goals to treatment the placement by way of supplying an account of recent theoretical equipment used to review the interplay of confident ions with atoms (or ions), concentrating relatively on charge-exchange reactions. those reactions can't be studied in isolation, and it is vital to think about to a point, the full diversity of ion-atom collisions resulting in elastic scattering, excitation, and ionization. the cloth is gifted at a degree compatible for starting examine scholars and is self-contained, yet assumes a data of undergraduate quantum mechanics and atomic physics. it is going to even be worthy for experimentalists who desire to check the prestige of theoretical remedies of these collision procedures during which they're .

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