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Title: Photoionization studies of benzene-argon complexes with synchrotron VUV radiation

Abstract

Penning ionization of benzene-argon complexes of states corresponding to the two states of (3p)5(4s)1 of argon for which j = 1, at 11.8282 and 11.6237 eV, was studied using synchrotron radiation. Photoion yield curves for complex ions, (C6H6)nArm+, where n = 1, 2 and m = 1–3, for species less than m/e 200 were determined. For n = 1, the peaks are narrow (0.03 eV) and red-shifted (0.06 eV) by essentially the same amounts for all values of m. For n = 2, the peaks are wider (0.22 eV) and blue-shifted (0.07 eV) also for all values of m. In addition, the dissociation energies of C6H6Ar and C6H6Ar+ were measured to be 0.89 ± 0.07 and 1.37 ± 0.08 kcal mol–1 (i.e., 0.039 ± 0.003 and 0.059 ± 0.0035 eV).

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3]
  1. National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Hsinchu (Taiwan)
  2. Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  3. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES). Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division; Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan
OSTI Identifier:
1614697
Report Number(s):
BNL-213830-2020-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 2158-3226
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016; SC0012704; 108-2113-M-213-003
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
AIP Advances
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 2158-3226
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; penning ionization; synchrotron radiation; atomic and molecular clusters; heterocyclic compounds; Rydberg states; dissociation energy; photoionization

Citation Formats

Cheng, Bing-Ming, Walters, Edward A., and Grover, J. Robb. Photoionization studies of benzene-argon complexes with synchrotron VUV radiation. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5127120.
Cheng, Bing-Ming, Walters, Edward A., & Grover, J. Robb. Photoionization studies of benzene-argon complexes with synchrotron VUV radiation. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5127120
Cheng, Bing-Ming, Walters, Edward A., and Grover, J. Robb. Tue . "Photoionization studies of benzene-argon complexes with synchrotron VUV radiation". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5127120. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1614697.
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title = {Photoionization studies of benzene-argon complexes with synchrotron VUV radiation},
author = {Cheng, Bing-Ming and Walters, Edward A. and Grover, J. Robb},
abstractNote = {Penning ionization of benzene-argon complexes of states corresponding to the two states of (3p)5(4s)1 of argon for which j = 1, at 11.8282 and 11.6237 eV, was studied using synchrotron radiation. Photoion yield curves for complex ions, (C6H6)nArm+, where n = 1, 2 and m = 1–3, for species less than m/e 200 were determined. For n = 1, the peaks are narrow (0.03 eV) and red-shifted (0.06 eV) by essentially the same amounts for all values of m. For n = 2, the peaks are wider (0.22 eV) and blue-shifted (0.07 eV) also for all values of m. In addition, the dissociation energies of C6H6Ar and C6H6Ar+ were measured to be 0.89 ± 0.07 and 1.37 ± 0.08 kcal mol–1 (i.e., 0.039 ± 0.003 and 0.059 ± 0.0035 eV).},
doi = {10.1063/1.5127120},
journal = {AIP Advances},
number = 12,
volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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