Title

Photofragmentation of BF3 upon B and F K-shell Excitation by Partial-ion-yield Spectroscopy

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-2010

Publication Title

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

Volume

43

Issue

215205

First page number:

1

Last page number:

7

Abstract

The fragmentation of core-excited BF3 has been studied by means of partial cation and anion yield measurements around the B and F K edges. All detectable ionic fragments are reported, and differences among the fragments are discussed. The observations confirm earlier findings on the dynamics of molecular fragmentation studied by partial ion yields, notably on the influence of Rydberg excitations on fragmentation, the behaviour of anion production near threshold, and the importance of intramolecular rearrangement in the formation of F+2 ions.

Keywords

Boron compounds; Electronic excitation; Fluorine compound; Ions

Disciplines

Analytical Chemistry | Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics | Biological and Chemical Physics | Physical Chemistry

Language

English

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Identifier

DOI: 10.1088/0953-4075/43/21/215205

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