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Cover Image, Volume 117, Issue 24

Cover Image, Volume 117, Issue 24
After a hole is created in a core orbital, outer orbitals relax within femtoseconds from ionization. Density-matrix equations can model this process as illustrated by Hikaru Kitamura in article e25442. The cover image shows color chart of the density matrix for a sodium atom after the removal of a K-shell electron. The non-vanishing off-diagonal elements visualize the rearrangement of orbital electrons. (DOI: 10.1002/qua.25442)

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DOI: 10.1002/qua.25282

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