Since the turn of the 21st century, the field of electron molecule collisions has undergone a renaissance. The importance of such collisions in applications from radiation chemistry to astrochemistry has flowered, and their role in industrial processes such as plasma technology and lighting are vital to the advancement of next generation devices. F
Electron scattering as a useful tool for research in physics, chemistry and biology: overview and introductory remarks. Introduction to numerical methods. Measurement of absolute cross sections of electron scattering by isolated molecules. Nonlocal theory of resonance electron-molecule scattering. Applications of the nonlocal resonance theory to diatomic molecules. Theoretical studies of electron interactions with DNA and its subunits: from tetrahydrofuran to plasmid DNA. Low-energy electron scattering at surfaces. Vibrational excitations of polyatomic molecules.