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Low energy 13C+ and 13C2+ ion irradiation of water ice

Dawes, Anita; Hunniford, Adam; Holtom, Philip; Mukerji, Robin J.; McCullough, Robert W. and Mason, Nigel (2007). Low energy 13C+ and 13C2+ ion irradiation of water ice. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 9 pp. 1–8.

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In this paper we report the results of the first experimental study of the irradiation of low temperature water ice (30 and 90 K) using low energy (4 keV) 13C+ and 13C2+ ions. 13CO2 and H2O2 were readily formed within the H2O ice with the product yield and growth rate observed to be highly dependent on both the sample temperature and ion charge state.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1463-9076
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 11110
Depositing User: Astrid Peterkin
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2008 17:53
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 17:02
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