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Marcel Mudrich

Cold reactions of alkali-metal and water clusters inside helium nanodroplets

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  • S. Müller, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
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  • S. Krapf, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
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  • Th Koslowski, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
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  • M. Mudrich
  • F. Stienkemeier, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

The reaction of alkali-metal (Na, Cs) clusters with water clusters embedded in helium nanodroplets is studied using femtosecond photoionization as well as electron-impact ionization. Unlike Na clusters, Cs clusters are found to completely react with water in spite of the ultracold helium droplet environment. Mass spectra of the Csn+(H2O)m reaction products are interpreted in terms of stability with respect to fragmentation using high-level molecular structure calculations.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
Artikelnummer183401
TidsskriftPhysical Review Letters
Vol/bind102
Nummer18
ISSN0031-9007
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 8 maj 2009
Eksternt udgivetJa

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