Electronegative Gases

  • L. G. Christophorou
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 89a)

Abstract

An electronegative gas is an electron attaching gas in which long-lived negative ions (parent and/or fragment) are produced. The electron attaching species must have a positive (>0 eV) electron affinity; metastable anions may require (collisional) stabilization for their detection.

Keywords

Carbide Deconvolution Univer Butadiene Fluorocarbon 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. G. Christophorou
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Atomic, Molecular, and High Voltage Physics Group, Health and Safety Research DivisionOak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA

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