EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 84, 2015DR2013: Ninth International Conference on Dissociative Recombination: Theory, Experiment, and Applications
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Internal Excitation and Interactions of Molecular Ions|
|Published online||29 January 2015|
Production of a rovibrationally selected O2+ beam for dissociative recombination studies
Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences, Université catholique de Louvain, Chemin du cyclotron 2, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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Published online: 29 January 2015
In order to study the reactivity of particular excited states of O2+, we have studied the resonance enhanced multiphoton ionization of O2 via the 1,3Πg states with a frequency-doubled pulsed dye laser in the range 296.5–303.5 nm. We managed to produce a large ensemble of O2+ ions in selected v+,N+ states, with v+ = 0 or 1, and N+ up to 25. Such an ion source, with tunability and selectivity of the output rovibrational state, can be coupled to a storage device in order to study the collisional and radiative properties of infrared inactive species.
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