Anisotropy of quasiatomic Auger electrons in fast dissociation of photoexcited molecules

N. M. Kabachnik, K. Ueda, Y. Muramatsu, Y. Sato

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Abstract

The angular distribution of photoproduced quasiatomic Auger electrons following fast dissociation of core-excited diatomic molecules is studied theoretically. Within the two-step approach the anisotropy of the Auger electrons is determined by the alignment of the atomic fragment, expressed in terms of photodissociation amplitudes. Numerical calculations are carried out for hydrogen halide molecules, and large alignment transfer from the transient molecule to the fragment core-excited atom is predicted. The results are compared with recent experimental data for HCl.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4791-4799
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Volume31
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Nov 14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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