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Electron Energy Loss In Oxygen Plasmas, G. A. Victor, John C. Raymond, Jane L. Fox Nov 1994

Electron Energy Loss In Oxygen Plasmas, G. A. Victor, John C. Raymond, Jane L. Fox

Jane L. Fox

The results of calculations of the energy deposition of energetic electrons in oxygen plasmas are given. In a pure oxygen plasma even with large fractional ionization, much of the electron energy results in the production of additional ionization and excited electronic states. Results are given for separate calculations using theoretical and experimental cross sections for the important O I excitations of 1S and 1D because the theoretical and experimental data are not in agreement. These results are useful for understanding the spectra of oxygen-rich supernova remnants.


More On Twinkling, Terry L. Smith, Jay S. Huebner May 1994

More On Twinkling, Terry L. Smith, Jay S. Huebner

Terry L. Smith

Addendum to Why Magnification Works , The Physics Teacher, 1994, 32, 102.


Absence Of Size Dependence Of The Kondo Resistivity, V. Chandrasekhar, P. Santhanam, N. A. Penebre, Richard A. Webb, H. Vloeberghs, C. Van Haesendonck, Y. Bruynseraede Mar 1994

Absence Of Size Dependence Of The Kondo Resistivity, V. Chandrasekhar, P. Santhanam, N. A. Penebre, Richard A. Webb, H. Vloeberghs, C. Van Haesendonck, Y. Bruynseraede

Faculty Publications

We have measured the low temperature resistivity of AuFe wires in the dilute magnetic impurity limit as a function of wire width, temperature, and magnetic field. When the width dependence of the electron-electron interaction contribution to the resistivity is taken into account, the temperature dependence of the remaining Kondo contribution to the resistivity of all samples with the same impurity concentration is identical. Similar behavior is observed for the magnetic field dependent resistivity. Thus, the Kondo contribution to the resistivity is independent of width down to 38 nm, much smaller than the Kondo length ξK=ħvF/kB ...


Why Magnification Works, Terry L. Smith, Jay S. Huebner Feb 1994

Why Magnification Works, Terry L. Smith, Jay S. Huebner

Terry L. Smith

The simplest way to magnify the view of a small object is to bring the object closer to the eye, and of course science teachers know about magnifying glasses, telescopes, and microscopes.But why magnification works seems intuitive and is not usually explained to our students. We present here a few ideas on magnification that we use in our classroom and some general information on vision that we hope will be helpful to other teachers.


Why Magnification Works, Terry L. Smith, Jay S. Huebner Jan 1994

Why Magnification Works, Terry L. Smith, Jay S. Huebner

Jay S Huebner

The simplest way to magnify the view of a small object is to bring the object closer to the eye, and of course science teachers know about magnifying glasses, telescopes, and microscopes.But why magnification works seems intuitive and is not usually explained to our students. We present here a few ideas on magnification that we use in our classroom and some general information on vision that we hope will be helpful to other teachers.


Optical And Magnetic Resonance Studies Of Novel Pristine And Photo-Oxidized Conjugated Polymers , Andrew Vernon Smith Jan 1994

Optical And Magnetic Resonance Studies Of Novel Pristine And Photo-Oxidized Conjugated Polymers , Andrew Vernon Smith

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Optical and magnetic resonance properties of several [pi]-conjugated polymers were studied and the results consolidated in this thesis. Photoluminescence (PL), electron spin resonance (ESR), and the novel Ultraviolet Optically Detected Magnetic Resonance (UV-ODMR) results on poly(p-phenyleneethynyleneaniline) (PPEA) derivatives are shown. The source wavelength, [lambda][subscript]ex, dependence of the ODMR is investigated on several [pi]-conjugated polymers including poly(p-phenylenevinylene) (PPV), poly(p-phenyleneacetylene) (PPA), and poly(3-alkylthiophene) (P3AT) derivative films. The effects of photo-oxidation on the UV- and laser-excited ODMR of dioctoxy substituted PPV (DOOPPV) films is shown. The ODMR results on unsubstituted PPV and CN-PPV films are ...


Theory Of Magneto-Optics And Circular Magnetic X-Ray Dichroism , Xindong Wang Jan 1994

Theory Of Magneto-Optics And Circular Magnetic X-Ray Dichroism , Xindong Wang

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This thesis contains three parts. In the first part, before getting into the discussion of magneto-optical properties for the systems under study, the author reviews some background subjects, such as the energy-band theory within the framework of density functional theory, the multiple scattering approach to the solution of band problem and its relation with the LMTO method, an account of the tight-binding LMTO method which we use exclusively in our calculations, the linear response theory and its application to the quantum theory of dielectric constants. In the second part, circular magnetic x-ray dichroism, as a powerful and newly developed experimental ...