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Atoms 2014, 2(2), 215-224; doi:10.3390/atoms2020215

Validation and Implementation of Uncertainty Estimates of Calculated Transition Rates

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Materials Science and Applied Mathematics, Malmö University, Malmö SE-205 06, Sweden
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Chimie Quantique et Photophysique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels B-1050, Belgium
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Received: 31 January 2014 / Revised: 29 April 2014 / Accepted: 2 May 2014 / Published: 15 May 2014
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Abstract

Uncertainties of calculated transition rates in LS-allowed electric dipole transitions in boron-like O IV and carbon-like Fe XXI are estimated using an approach in which differences in line strengths calculated in length and velocity gauges are utilized. Estimated uncertainties are compared and validated against several high-quality theoretical data sets in O IV, and implemented in large scale calculations in Fe XXI.
Keywords: transition rates; uncertainty; boron-like; carbon-like transition rates; uncertainty; boron-like; carbon-like
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Ekman, J.; Godefroid, M.R.; Hartman, H. Validation and Implementation of Uncertainty Estimates of Calculated Transition Rates. Atoms 2014, 2, 215-224.

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