Mass Spectrometric Study of Mobility, Diffusion, and Reactions of Ions in Gases.
Interim rept. 1 Jul 71-30 Jun 72,
GEORGIA INST OF TECH ATLANTA SCHOOL OF PHYSICS
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Research on slow ions in gases with a drift tube mass spectrometer is described. The research dealt with the measurement of ionic mobilities, diffusion coefficients, and reaction rates. Emphasis was placed on studies of clustering of K ions in N2, H2, He, Ne, Ar, O2, NO, CO, and CO2 on tests of the Wannier diffusion equations on the differences in behavior of K ions in N2 and CO and on measurement on ions, formed from CO, drifting in carbon monoxide gas. Improvements in the experimental apparatus and analytical techniques are described, and plans for the immediate future are discussed. Author
- Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy