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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Electron and positron scattering from 1,1-C2H2F2
Author: Makochekanwa, C
Kato, H
Hoshino, M
Bettega, MHF
Lima, MAP
Sueoka, O
Tanaka, H
Abstract: 1,1-difluoroethylene (1,1-C2H2F2) molecules have been studied for the first time experimentally and theoretically by electron and positron impact. 0.4-1000 eV electron and 0.2-1000 eV positron impact total cross sections (TCSs) were measured using a retarding potential time-of-flight apparatus. In order to probe the resonances observed in the electron TCSs, a crossed-beam method was used to investigate vibrational excitation cross sections over the energy range of 1.3-49 eV and scattering angles 90 degrees and 120 degrees for the two loss energies 0.115 and 0.381 eV corresponding to the dominant C-H (nu(2) and nu(9)) stretching and the combined C-F (nu(3)) stretching and CH2 (nu(11)) rocking vibrations, respectively. Electron impact elastic integral cross sections are also reported for calculations carried out using the Schwinger multichannel method with pseudopotentials for the energy range from 0.5 to 50 eV in the static-exchange approximation and from 0.5 to 20 eV in the static-exchange plus polarization approximation. Resonance peaks observed centered at about 2.3, 6.5, and 16 eV in the TCSs have been shown to be mainly due to the vibrational and elastic channels, and assigned to the B-2, B-1, and A(1) symmetries, respectively. The pi* resonance peak at 1.8 eV in C2H4 is observed shifted to 2.3 eV in 1,1-C2H2F2 and to 2.5 eV in C2F4; a phenomenon attributed to the decreasing C=C bond length from C2H4 to C2F4. For positron impact a conspicuous peak is observed below the positronium formation threshold at about 1 eV, and other less pronounced ones centered at about 5 and 20 eV. (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics.
Country: EUA
Editor: Amer Inst Physics
Citation: Journal Of Chemical Physics. Amer Inst Physics, v. 126, n. 16, 2007.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1063/1.2723738
Date Issue: 2007
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