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Fragmentation of methyl chloride studied by partial positive and negative ion yield spectroscopy
Journal of chemical physics
  • D. Ceolin, Uppsala University
  • Maria Novella Piancastelli, Uppsala University
  • Renaud Guillemin, CNRS, Laboratoire de Chimie Physique-Matière et Rayonnement
  • Wayne C. Stolte, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • S-W Yu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Oliver Hemmers, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Dennis W. Lindle, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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The authors present partial-ion-yield experiments on the methyl chloride molecule excited in the vicinity of the Cl2p and C1s inner shells. A large number of fragments, cations produced by dissociation or recombination processes, as well as anionic species, have been detected. Although the spectra exhibit different intensity distributions depending on the core-excited atom, general observations include strong site-selective fragmentation along the C–Cl bond axis and a strong intensity dependence of transitions involving Rydberg series on fragment size.

  • Chemical bonds,
  • Collisions (Nuclear physics),
  • Ion recombination,
  • Molecule-photon collisions,
  • Organic compounds,
  • Photodissociation,
  • Rydberg states
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D. Ceolin, Maria Novella Piancastelli, Renaud Guillemin, Wayne C. Stolte, et al.. "Fragmentation of methyl chloride studied by partial positive and negative ion yield spectroscopy" Journal of chemical physics Vol. 126 Iss. 8 (2007) p. 084309-1 - 084309-8
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