# Analytic first Born atomic scattering: A computer algebra solution using Maple V

Blackett, A.J. and Stelbovics, A.T.
(1999)
*Analytic first Born atomic scattering: A computer algebra solution using Maple V.*
Computer Physics Communications, 116
(1).
pp. 78-94.

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## Abstract

Scattering amplitudes in the first Born approximation for electron-hydrogenic ion scattering are readily solved analytically for target's undergoing near ground state transitions. However, analytic solutions involving transitions to higher energy states are not so easily performed. We present a computer algebra solution and a Maple V Release 4 software package for analytically solving the first Born approximation to the electron-hydrogenic atom scattering problem. Given initial and final states for the e−target system, symbolic solutions for scattering amplitudes, differential cross sections and total cross sections can be calculated using this Maple package.

Publication Type: | Journal Article |
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Murdoch Affiliation: | Centre for Atomic, Molecular and Surface Physics |

Copyright: | © 1999 Published by Elsevier B.V. |

URI: | http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/18031 |

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