ALIGNMENT OF XENON II AND KRYPTON II ODD IONIC STATES POPULATED VIA THE DECAY OF THE nd9(5/2) (n+2)p AUTOIONIZATION RESONANCES. B.M. Lagutin*, I.D. Petrov*, Ph.V. Demekhin*, V.L. Sukhorukov, F. Vollweiler#, S. Lauer#, A. Ehresmann#, H. Schmoranzer#, B. Zimmermann=A7, K.-H. Schartner=A7 *Rostov State University of Transport Communications, 344038 Rostov-on-Don, Russia #Fachbereich Physik, Universit=E4t Kaiserslautern, D-67653 Kaiserslautern= , Germany =A7I Physikalisches Institut, Universit=E4t Giessen, D-35392 Giessen, Germany The anisotropy of the photoelectrons and subsequent emission photons arising in the decay of the nd9(5/2) (n+2)p atomic resonances in Kr and Xe were studied. The alignment parameters, A20, of the Kr II and Xe II residual ions corresponding to the final states in the autoionization decay of the resonance were measured and calculated.