Title

Angle-resolved resonant Auger electron spectroscopy of CO after vibrational-resolved C 1s → ŋℓλ excitations

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1999

Publication Title

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, molecular and optical physics

Publisher

Institute of Physics Publishing

Volume

32

Issue

15

First page number:

3769

Last page number:

3782

Abstract

Angle-resolved resonant electron spectra following vibrationally resolved C 1s rightarrow nl lambda (nu= 0, 1) excitations in CO have been measured. The observed groups of resonant Auger lines exhibit great similarity in shape to the C-KVV group of non-resonant Auger lines and the observed angular distribution behaviour reflects the symmetry-dependent anisotropies of the excitation process. The molecular progressions in the C 1s right arrow pi resonant Auger spectrum could be clearly identified due to their different angular distribution behaviour. Furthermore, it could be shown that the screening energies for spectator electrons over binding energy have a linear dependence between 3ppi, 4ppi and threshold as was expected for the higher p-symmetry Rydberg orbitals.

Keywords

Angular distribution (Nuclear physics); Auger effect; Nuclear physics; Rydberg states

Disciplines

Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics | Physical Chemistry

Language

English

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