spheroidal analysis of Coulomb scattering
Li, M. C.
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In studying the spheroidal problem of a charged particle scattered by two charged centers, we have had to deal with a differential equation. Its solution was complicated. In this paper, we study a very similar differential equation, which appears in the Coulomb problem. The solution for this equation, however, can be put in a simple form. For completeness the spheroidal analysis of the Coulomb scattering amplitude is also discussed.