Photoelectron imaging of carbonyl sulfide cluster anions: Isomer coexistence and competition of excited-state decay mechanisms

Eric Surber, Andrei Sanov

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Abstract

An attempt was made to decipher the structure of (OCS)n- cluster anions using photoelectron spectroscopy. The employed imaging approach allowed the simultaneous examination of energy spectra and angular distributions of both fast and slow photoelectrons. The results provide evidence of the coexistence of electronic and structural isomers of (OCS)n- with the OCS- and covalently bound (OCS)2- cluster cores.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9192-9200
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume118
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - May 22 2003

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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