High-brightness cm-1-resolution threshold photoelectron spectroscopic technique

Katsumi Kimura, Masahiko Takahashi

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We first describe some characteristics of our compact photoelectron analyzers capable of high- resolution (1 - 2 cm-1) cation spectroscopy of molecules in two-color (approximately ega 1, approximately ega2) laser experiments of resonantly enhanced multiphoton ionization. Threshold ionization photoelectrons lower than a few cm-1 are collected as a function of approximately ega2 by applying a pulsed electric field at 500 ns at each laser shot, while energetic photoelectrons are removed by angular- and time-resolved discrimination. Second, we demonstrate a rotational spectrum due to NO+ obtained by this technique to examine our energy resolution. Third, we mention a few examples of low-frequency vibrational spectra of cation radicals: (1) rotational isomers, (2) Ar-NO van der Waals complex, and (3) aniline- Arn complexes (n = 1,2).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
PublisherPubl by Int Soc for Optical Engineering
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)0819407844
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Methods for Time- and State-Resolved Chemistry - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Duration: 1992 Jan 231992 Jan 25

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
ISSN (Print)0277-786X


OtherOptical Methods for Time- and State-Resolved Chemistry
CityLos Angeles, CA, USA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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