Calculations on Dissociative Attachment to HCL. HCl+e yields H+Cl-.
Final rept. Mar-31 Oct 80,
YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CT DEPT OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
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Dissociative attachment H Cl e yields H Cl is shown to occur with cross-sections of order 1 angstrom sq. or larger only at impact energies within less than about 1 ev of the threshold. Cross-sections for DA are calculated for initial vibrational and rotational states populated significantly at temperatures up to 1200 deg K. The calculated cross-sections reproduce the observed result that raising the initial vibrational level from v0 to v2 raises the cross section by a factor of several hundred. The energy dependence of the cross-section for DA to molecules at temperatures up to 1200 deg K agrees in orders of magnitude with experiment for both HCl and DCl. Author
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy