Version 4.0 of the database was released in September, 2016
For a literature citation, the database should be viewed as a book published by NIST
F. Salvat, A. Jablonski, C. J. Powell, and A. Y. Lee, NIST Electron Elastic-Scattering Cross-Section Database, Version 4.0, SRD 64, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (2016); https://srdata.nist.gov/srd64.
References that discuss evaluations of the compiled data, methods of determination, and uncertainty are:
A. Jablonski, F. Salvat and C. J. Powell, Comparison of Electron Elastic-Scattering Cross Sections Calculated from Two Commonly Used Potentials, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 33, 409 (2004).
- F. Salvat, A. Jablonski, and C. J. Powell, ELSEPA - Dirac Partial-Wave Calculation of Elastic Scattering of Electrons and Positrons by Atoms, Positive Ions and Molecules, Comput. Phys. Commun.165, 1571 (2005).