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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2007, 8(11), 1158-1164;

Electron-Capture Cross Sections of Ground-State O2+ Recoil Ions in Slow Collisions with H2 and O2

Department of Physics, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Received: 19 October 2007 / Revised: 9 November 2007 / Accepted: 13 November 2007 / Published: 22 November 2007
(This article belongs to the Section Physical Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry)
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We report the measured total charge-transfer (electron-capture) cross sectionsfor the ground state O2+ (X2πg) ions with H2 and O2 molecular gases in the collisionenergy range between 0.50 and 2 keV. The time-of-flight technique has been used tomeasure the fast neutral products from O2+ charge transfer reactions. The analyzedprocess has cross sections that continue to increase slowly, as a function of incidentenergy. Measured cross sections for O2+ H2, O2 systems are compared with previouslyavailable experimental and theoretical results in the literature. View Full-Text
Keywords: Single electron-capture; total cross-sections Single electron-capture; total cross-sections
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Hasan, A.T.; Gray, T.J. Electron-Capture Cross Sections of Ground-State O2+ Recoil Ions in Slow Collisions with H2 and O2. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2007, 8, 1158-1164.

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