Electron—Molecule Interactions and Their Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121744021, 9781483270999

Electron—Molecule Interactions and Their Applications

1st Edition

Volume 2

Editors: L. G. Christophorou
eBook ISBN: 9781483270999
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1984
Page Count: 694
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Electron-Molecule Interactions and Their Applications, Volume 2 provides a balanced and comprehensive account of electron-molecule interactions in dilute and dense gases and liquid media. This book consists of six chapters. Chapter 1 deals with electron transfer reactions, while Chapter 2 discusses electron-molecular positive-ion recombination. The electron motion in high-pressure gases and electron-molecule interactions from single- to multiple-collision conditions is deliberated in Chapter 3. In Chapter 4, knowledge on electron-molecule interactions in gases is linked to that on similar processes in the liquid state. Selected examples on the translation of the results of basic research on electron-molecule interactions to application are reviewed in Chapter 5. The last chapter covers the electron affinity of molecules, atoms, and radicals. This volume is a good reference for students and researchers conducting work on the intricate ways electrons and molecules interact in their encounters.

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Contents of Volume 1

  1. Electron Transfer Reactions I. Introduction II. Positive-Ion Reactions III. Negative-Ion Reactions IV. Applications of Electron Transfer Reactions References
  2. Electron-Molecular Positive-Ion Recombination I. Introduction II. Experimental Methods III. Experimental Results IV. Applications References
  3. Electron Motion in Low- and High-Pressure Gases I. Introduction II. Measured Electron Transport and Rate Coefficients and Their Relationships III. Techniques for the Measurement of the Transport and Rate Coefficients IV. Recent Experimental Data on Electron Transport and Rate Coefficients V. Mean Physical Quantities Derived from Electron Transport Data Electron Energy Distribution Functions from Transport Data VI. Scattering Cross Sections Derived from Electron Transport Data References
  4. Interphase Physics: Linking Knowledge on Electron-Molecule Interactions in Gases to Knowledge on Such Processes in Condensed Matter I. Introduction II. Electrons in Dielectric Liquids III. Electron Mobilities in Gases and Liquids IV. Electron Attachment to Molecules in the Gaseous and the Liquid Phases V. Photoionization of Molecules in Nonpolar Liquids; Ionization Threshold of Molecules in Gases and Liquids VI. Total Ionization in Gases and Liquids References
  5. From Basic Research to Application I. Introduction II. The Choice and Tailoring of Gases for New Technologies III. Ultrasensitive Chemical Analytical Techniques IV. Examples of Other Applications V. Bioelectronics and Bioionics References
  6. Electron Affinities of Atoms, Molecules, and Radicals I. Introduction II. Theoretical Methods III. Semiempirical Methods IV. Experimental Methods V. Data on Electron Affinities of Atoms, Molecules, and Radicals Reference


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