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Electron attachment in F2 - Conclusive demonstration of nonresonant, s-wave coupling in the limit of zero electron energyDissociative electron attachment to F2 has been observed in the energy range 0-140 meV, at a resolution of 6 meV (full width at half maximum). Results show conclusively a sharp, resolution-limited threshold behavior consistent with an s-wave cross section varying as sq rt of epsilon. Two accurate theoretical calculations predict only p-wave behavior varying as the sq rt of epsilon. Several nonadiabatic coupling effects leading to s-wave behavior are outlined.
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Chutjian, A.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Alajajian, S. H.
(California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, United States)
Date Acquired
August 13, 2013
Publication Date
June 1, 1987
Publication Information
Publication: Physical Review A - General Physics, 3rd Series
Volume: 35
ISSN: 0556-2791
Subject Category
Atomic And Molecular Physics
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