Badnell, N.R.
(2008)
*Dirac R-matrix with pseudo-states.*
Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 41 (17).
ISSN 0953-4075

## Abstract

We describe the development of the Dirac R-matrix with pseudo-states (DRMPS) method for electron and photon collisions with arbitrary atoms and ions. An N-electron atom is represented by an anti-symmetrized product of single-particle spinors comprising the usual four-component Dirac spinors as well as paired two-component Laguerre spinors (L-spinors). The convergent L-spinor basis forms a discretization of the electron and positron continua. This representation has been implemented quite generally within the general relativistic atomic structure package (GRASP) specifically GRASP0. An (N + 1)th 'scattering' electron is represented by the exact same L-spinor basis plus the usual R-matrix box-state spinors which are chosen so as to form a combined complete finite linearly independent orthogonal basis. The (non-diagonal) Buttle correction is determined consistently. This representation has been implemented quite generally within the Dirac atomic R-matrix code (DARC). Results of some simple model problems are presented which demonstrate the correctness of the implementation. (Abstract from : http://iopscience.iop.org/0953-4075/41/17/175202/pdf/0953-4075_41_17_175202.pdf)

Item type: | Article |
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ID code: | 19535 |

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Keywords: | Dirac R-matrix, pseudo-states, (DRMPS) method, electron and photon collisions, arbitrary atoms and ions, Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Condensed Matter Physics |

Subjects: | Science > Physics |

Department: | Faculty of Science > Physics |

Depositing user: | Strathprints Administrator |

Date Deposited: | 26 May 2010 15:27 |

Last modified: | 08 Feb 2015 00:54 |

URI: | http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/19535 |

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