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Line Shapes in a Magnetic Field: Trajectory Modifications I: Electrons

Hellenic Army Academy, Varis—Koropiou Avenue Vari P.O. Box 16673, Greece
Atoms 2019, 7(2), 52; https://doi.org/10.3390/atoms7020052
Received: 15 February 2019 / Revised: 21 May 2019 / Accepted: 22 May 2019 / Published: 27 May 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Plasma Spectroscopy in the Presence of Magnetic Fields)
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Abstract

In recent work, the effect of a magnetic field on the line shapes via the modification of electron perturber trajectories was considered. In the present paper we revisit this idea using a variation of the Collision-time Statistics method, in order to account for a l l relevant perturbers. We also obtain line profiles for the hydrogen L α line for conditions of astrophysical interest. Although the Collision-time statistics method works for both electrons and ions, we apply a simplification here that results in an excessive number of ions having to be simulated. As a result, the present, simplified version, is typically only appropriate for electrons. View Full-Text
Keywords: stark broadening; magnetic field; spiralling trajectories; collision-time statistics stark broadening; magnetic field; spiralling trajectories; collision-time statistics
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