Chemistry: Coherence and symmetry breaking at the molecular level

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Abstract

Contrary to expectation, when an electron leaves a symmetric dihydrogen molecule before dissociation, the breakup is asymmetric. This paradox can be understood by considering fundamental properties of interacting waves.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)610-611
Number of pages2
JournalScience
Volume315
Issue number5812
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2 2007

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