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Green et al. 1978

Green, S., B.J. Garrison, W.A. Lester, Jr., and W.H. Miller, 1978: Collisional excitation of interstellar formaldehyde. Astrophys. J. Supp. Series, 37, 321-341, doi:10.1086/190531.

Previous calculations for rates of excitation of ortho-H2CO by collisions with He have been extended to higher rotational levels and kinetic temperatures to 80 K. Rates for para-H2CO have also been computed. Pressure-broadening widths for several spectral lines have been obtained from these calculations and are found to agree with recent data within the experimental uncertainty of 10%. Excitation of formaldehyde by collisions with H2 molecules is also discussed.

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  author={Green, S. and Garrison, B. J. and Lester, Jr., W. A. and Miller, W. H.},
  title={Collisional excitation of interstellar formaldehyde},
  journal={Astrophys. J. Supp. Series},

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RIS Citation

ID  - gr00100w
AU  - Green, S.
AU  - Garrison, B. J.
AU  - Lester, W. A., Jr.
AU  - Miller, W. H.
PY  - 1978
TI  - Collisional excitation of interstellar formaldehyde
JA  - Astrophys. J. Supp. Series
VL  - 37
SP  - 321
EP  - 341
DO  - 10.1086/190531
ER  -

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