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Title: Semiempirical breakdown curves of C 2N (+) and C 3N (+) molecules; application to products branching ratios predictions of physical and chemical processes involving these adducts

Here, we constructed semiempirical breakdown curves (BDC) for C 2N, C 3N, C 2N + and C 3N + molecules. These BDC, which are energy dependent dissociation branching ratios (BR) curves, were used to predict products branching ratios for various processes leading to the formation of C 2N (+) and C 3N (+) excited adducts. These processes, of astrochemical interest, are neutral-neutral and ion-molecule reactions, dissociative recombination and charge transfer reactions with He +. Model predictions of BR are compared to the literature data and to reported values in the kinetic database for astrochemistry KIDA. With the new BR values, the C nN abundances in cold cores were simulated.
Authors:
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-23607
Journal ID: ISSN 2405-6758
Grant/Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Molecular Astrophysics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 2405-6758
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
Universities/Institutions; USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
OSTI Identifier:
1458963

None, None. Semiempirical breakdown curves of C2N(+) and C3N(+) molecules; application to products branching ratios predictions of physical and chemical processes involving these adducts. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1016/j.molap.2018.06.003.
None, None. Semiempirical breakdown curves of C2N(+) and C3N(+) molecules; application to products branching ratios predictions of physical and chemical processes involving these adducts. United States. doi:10.1016/j.molap.2018.06.003.
None, None. 2018. "Semiempirical breakdown curves of C2N(+) and C3N(+) molecules; application to products branching ratios predictions of physical and chemical processes involving these adducts". United States. doi:10.1016/j.molap.2018.06.003.
@article{osti_1458963,
title = {Semiempirical breakdown curves of C2N(+) and C3N(+) molecules; application to products branching ratios predictions of physical and chemical processes involving these adducts},
author = {None, None},
abstractNote = {Here, we constructed semiempirical breakdown curves (BDC) for C2N, C3N, C2N+ and C3N+ molecules. These BDC, which are energy dependent dissociation branching ratios (BR) curves, were used to predict products branching ratios for various processes leading to the formation of C2N(+) and C3N(+) excited adducts. These processes, of astrochemical interest, are neutral-neutral and ion-molecule reactions, dissociative recombination and charge transfer reactions with He+. Model predictions of BR are compared to the literature data and to reported values in the kinetic database for astrochemistry KIDA. With the new BR values, the CnN abundances in cold cores were simulated.},
doi = {10.1016/j.molap.2018.06.003},
journal = {Molecular Astrophysics},
number = ,
volume = 12,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}
}