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Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 44, Issue 1–4, pp 391–398 | Cite as

Resonance formation in few (3) body Coulomb systems

  • Hubert Klar
Formation of and Experiments with Antihydrogen
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Abstract

The standard physical picture of resonance formation breaks down for three-body Coulomb systems close to the threshold for total fragmentation. Near this threshold the complex as a whole performs collective motions localised essentially along potential energy surface ridges. Above threshold these motions are nonperiodic and describe total fragmentation, below threshold unstable periodic motions lead to new resonances. A semiclassical theory which describes these phenomena for two-electron atoms in excellent agreement with experiments is generalised to the ppp system.

Keywords

Thin Film Potential Energy Energy Surface Excellent Agreement Potential Energy Surface 
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© J.C. Baltzer A.G. Scientific Publishing Company 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hubert Klar
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  1. 1.Fakultät für PhysikAlbert-Ludwigs-UniversitätFreiburgW.-Germany

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