Physical Chemistry Seminar

Date
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Chemistry 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)

Description

Speaker: Tara Michael, (Student seminar), UMCP


Title: Probing Quantum Scattering Resonances from Cold Collisions


Abstract:  At very low temperatures, approaching 1 K, the collision dynamics of interacting particles enters a regime dominated by quantum mechanics. As the de Broglie wavelength of particles becomes comparable to the interaction length between them, the possibility of tunneling through potential energy barriers becomes a possibility. As a consequence, short lived quasi-bound complexes may form between collision partners at particular collision energies, giving rise to resonance features in measured integral cross sections as a result of enhanced inelastic scattering from this complex.

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