Experimental and theoretical triple differential cross sections for intermediate-energy (250 eV) electron-impact single ionization of the CO2 are presented for three fixed projectile scattering angles. Results are presented for ionization of the outermost 1πg molecular orbital of CO2 in a coplanar asymmetric geometry. The experimental data are compared to predictions from the three-center Coulomb continuum approximation for triatomic targets, and the molecular three-body distorted wave (M3DW) model. It is observed that while both theories are in reasonable qualitative agreement with experiment, the M3DW is in the best overall agreement with experiment.
Z. N. Ozer and E. Ali and M. Dogan and M. Yavuz and O. Alwan and A. Naja and O. Chuluunbaatar and B. B. Joulakian and C. Ning and J. Colgan and D. H. Madison, "Comparison of Experimental and Theoretical Triple Differential Cross Sections for the Single Ionization of CO2 (1πg) By Electron Impact," Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 93, no. 6, American Physical Society (APS), Jun 2016.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.93.062707
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Keywords and Phrases
Carbon Dioxide; Ionization; Molecular Orbitals; Continuum Approximation; Coplanar Asymmetric Geometry; Distorted Waves; Electron Impact; Intermediate Energies; Scattering Angles; Single Ionization; Triple Differential Cross Sections; Impact Ionization
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