Vibrational relaxation cross sections are calculated within the coupled-states approximation for GO-Ne systems. Resonant structure in the cross sections is observed close to the vibrational threshold, and attributed to the formation of quasi-bound states due to the attractive part of the interaction potential. The contribution of these resonances to low-temperature vibrational relaxation rare constants is considered.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Chemical Physics Letters|
|Publication status||Published - 8 Dec 1995|