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Homework Help: Hydrogen Cross Section Resonances

  1. Feb 19, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Why don't hydrogen cross-sections exhibit resonances?


    2. Relevant equations
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    3. The attempt at a solution
    I was thinking it had something to do with the spin, the fact that is has only one electron, or elastic scattering, but I can't seem to wrap my brain around resonances enough to form any answer that makes real sense. If anyone can lead me in the right direction here that would be awesome- thanks!
     
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