Accession Number:

ADA070068

Title:

Infrared Chemiluminescence Studies of Ion-Molecule Reactions in a Flowing Afterglow.

Descriptive Note:

Interim technical rept. 1 Apr 78-31 Mar 79,

Corporate Author:

COLORADO UNIV BOULDER DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Report Date:

1979-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

A flowing afterglow apparatus for infrared chemiluminescence studies of ion-molecule reactions has been successfully constructed, made operational, and two key new experiments completed in the first year of this grant. Figure 1 illustrates the major components of this device. The apparatus consists of a gas handling system, a stainless steel flow tube in which ion production and reaction occur, an infrared detection system with signal averaging equipment for monitoring vibrational chemiluminescence, a quadrupole mass filter for analysis and detection of the ionic species, and a 1600 CFM Roots blower backed by a mechanical pump for maintaining the large gas flow velocities.

Subject Categories:

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE