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Multiple Scattering Effects in High-Energy Electron Molecule Ionization of H2

  • J. Hanssen
  • B. Joulakian
  • R. J. Allan
Part of the Physics of Atoms and Molecules book series (PAMO)

Abstract

The electron impact ionization of molecules is of growing interest. Most previous work has considered molecular targets, such as H2, which are not oriented in space, see e.g. Weigold1, Cherid et al.2 and references therein. Experiments are now possible using both surfaces and fields to orient molecules, e.g. Palmer et al.3, Volkmer et al.4, and our knowledge of the ionization process will be further tested in new geometries.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hanssen
    • 1
  • B. Joulakian
    • 1
  • R. J. Allan
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique Moleculaire et des Collisions, Institut de Physique et d'ElectroniqueUniversite de MetzMetz Cedex 3France
  2. 2.CCLRC Daresbury LaboratoryDaresbury, WarringtonUK

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