This paper is primarily concerned with the theoretical aspect of the electron-molecule scattering in the low-energy region (below about 10 eV).1 Even in this limited range of energy, there are many kinds of processes involved. I shall confine myself to discussions of the elastic scattering and rotational transitions and a little bit of vibrational excitation in the electron-diatomic molecule scattering.
KeywordsTotal Cross Section Rotational Transition Born Approximation Adiabatic Approximation Vibrational Excitation
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