Progress in Interstellar Molecule Formation

  • William D. Watson
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 70)


Selected observational, laboratory and theoretical results from the past few years which are significant for delineating interstellar molecule reactions are presented. Molecular species for which reaction mechanisms are considered include OH, NH, CH, and CH+ in diffuse interstellar clouds, and HCO+, N2H+, HCN, HNC, and H2CO in dense clouds.


Rate Coefficient Dense Cloud Interstellar Cloud Strong Emission Line Diffuse Cloud 
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  • William D. Watson
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  1. 1.Departments of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of IllinoisUSA

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