Title

Dissociative Photoionization Study of O2

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1998

Publication Title

Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena

Volume

94

Issue

1-2

First page number:

135

Last page number:

147

Abstract

Dissociative photoionization of O2 is studied by an energy–mass analyzing system and synchrotron radiation. The kinetic energy distribution spectra of the O+ ion fragments and the dissociative photoionization efficiency curves for the O+ fragments with zero and 0.8 eV kinetic energies are observed at photon energies from 18.5 to 24.7 eV. Two vibrational progressions are observed in the zero kinetic energy O+ spectrum and identified as Rydberg series ng (n = 4 and 5) converging to the 32IIu ionic state of O2. The spectroscopic constants for these Rydberg states are obtained. Post dissociative autoionizations are observed for the O*(2P)ndn(n = 3~5) atomic states in the zero kinetic energy O+ spectrum. A shape resonance structure for the B2S− G ionic state is observed in the 0.8 eV kinetic energy O+ spectrum. The related dissociation mechanisms are discussed.

Keywords

Auger effect; Dissociative photoionization; Fragmentation reactions; Ion fragment; Kinetic energy; Oxygen molecule; Post dissociative autoionization; Rydberg series; Rydberg states

Disciplines

Analytical Chemistry | Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics | Biological and Chemical Physics | Elementary Particles and Fields and String Theory | Physical Chemistry

Language

English

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Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0368-2048(97)00099-6

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