Experiments on Dielectronic Recombination — A Review

  • Gordon H. Dunn
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 145)


The attention given to the study of dielectronic recombination (DR) during the past three years seems matched only by the challenges to understanding which this intricate and fragile process has afforded. Good progress has been made in meeting these challenges, both experimentally and theoretically, and we focus here on experimental aspects. Since theoretical issues of DR are addressed in portions of the chapters in this volume by Hahn and by Pindzola et al., little attention will be paid here to theory or to complete referencing of such.


Rate Coefficient Rydberg State Excitation Cross Section Satellite Line Dielectronic Recombination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gordon H. Dunn
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics of the NationalBureau of Standards and University of ColoradoBoulderUSA
  2. 2.Quantum Physics DivisionNational Bureau of StandardsUSA

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