Fully Differential Study of Few-Body Dynamics in Multi-Electron Atomic Fragmentation Processes
We have measured fully momentum analyzed Ar3+ recoil ions and two ejected electrons as well as He+ projectiles in coincidence with each other for 30 keV amu-1 He2+ + Ar collisions. Fully differential cross sections for electron transfer from the target to the projectile accompanied by the ejection of two additional target electrons were extracted. To a large extent the data can be reproduced by an independent electron model. However, we also observed a surprisingly strong correlation between the electron momenta and the projectile momentum transfer.
Y. Gao et al., "Fully Differential Study of Few-Body Dynamics in Multi-Electron Atomic Fragmentation Processes," Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, vol. 50, no. 10, pp. 1 - 6, Institute of Physics - IOP Publishing, Apr 2017.
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Keywords and Phrases
Projectiles; Body dynamics; Ejected electrons; Electron transfer; Fragmentation process; Fully differential; Fully differential cross sections; Strong correlation; Transfer ionization; Electrons
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01 Apr 2017