Pressure Broadening of Spectral Lines

The Theory of Line Shape in Atmospheric Physics

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This is a comprehensive study of the quantum mechanical theory of pressure broadening and its application in atmospheric science.

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Preface; Part One. Preparing the Way: 1. Introduction; 2. Fundamental ideas; 3. Molecules at work; Part Two. Broadening Theory: 4. Isolated lines; 5. Overlapping lines; 6. Liouville formalism; Part Three. Atmospheric Spectra: 7. Line shape theory; 8. Absorption by gases; Part Four. The Background: Selection of Material; Appendix 1. State space; Appendix 2. Product space; Appendix 3. Projectors; Appendix 4. Vector operators; Appendix 5. Quantum dynamics; Appendix 6. Scattering theory; Appendix 7. Resolvent methods; Appendix 8. Linear response; Appendix 9. Correlation function; Appendix 10. Complex time; Appendix 11. Absorption; Appendix 12. Multipole moments; Appendix 13. Angular momentum; Appendix 14. The Wigner-Eckart theorem; Appendix 15. Reduced amplitudes; Appendix 16. Units and other matters; Appendix 17. Plasma spectra - pointers; Notes; References; Index.

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Peter Rayer has thirty years of experience as a scientist with the Met Office in the UK. He has undertaken extensive research in modelling atmospheric radiative transfer and has developed a particular interest in fundamental processes at the molecular level.