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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 10 — May. 11, 1998
  • pp: 404–410

Non-stationary scattering of wave-packets

D.R. Bitouk and M.V. Fedorov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 2, Issue 10, pp. 404-410 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.2.000404


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Abstract

Potential scattering of free-electron wave packets is considered in the framework of non-stationary quantum-mechanical theory. The general expression for the average angle of scattering is obtained. The traditional quantum-mechanical plane-wave approximation and classical results are shown to be incorporated in the results derived.

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OCIS Codes
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: March 27, 1998
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 1998
Published: May 11, 1998

Citation
Dmitri Bitouk and Mikhail Fedorov, "Non-stationary scattering of wave-packets," Opt. Express 2, 404-410 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-2-10-404


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