Photofragmentation of HCl near the chlorine L2,3 threshold: new evidence of a strong ultrafast dissociation channelJournal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
AbstractWe report a study using partial-ion-yield spectroscopy around the Cl 2p ionization threshold of HCl. All cation channels have been measured, while no evidence for anion production was obtained. The absence of any detectable H− can be related to the electronegativity difference between the two atoms and the observed low probability of directly creating Cl++ and Cl+++. In the photon-energy region around the Cl 2p3/2,1/2 → 6σ* excitation process, production of H+ is almost completely suppressed, which indicates a dominant ultrafast dissociation process leading to neutral H.
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Citation InformationWayne C. Stolte, Renaud Guillemin, S-W Yu and Dennis W. Lindle. "Photofragmentation of HCl near the chlorine L2,3 threshold: new evidence of a strong ultrafast dissociation channel" Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Vol. 41 Iss. 145102 (2008) p. 5
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