Chemical control through dissociative electron attachment - A study on pentafluorotoluene, pentafluoroaniline and pentafluorophenol

Benedikt Omarsson, Elias H. Bjarnason, Oddur Ingolfsson, Sean Haughey, Thomas A. Field

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In a combined experimental and theoretical study on dissociative electron attachment (DEA) to pentafluorotoluene, pentafluoroaniline and pentafluorophenol in the energy range 0-3 eV we reveal the role of rearrangement and hydrogen bonded intermediates in the DEA process and show that HF formation can be used to enable otherwise inaccessible, efficient low energy DEA processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-10
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jun 2012

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

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