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Laser Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer Detection of Methyl Radical Produced by Ion-Molecule Reactions in a Flowing Afterglow

Published

Author(s)

J Li, V M. Bierbaum, S R. Leone

Abstract

Laser ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer detection is coupled with a flowing-afterglow instrument for the first time to detect the methyl radical, CH3, produced from the gas phase reactions of CO+ with CH4. Single-photon ionization at 118 nm (10.5 eV) permits a new means of detection for the neutral radical products of gas-phase ion-molecule reactions.
Citation
Chemical Physics Letters
Volume
313

Keywords

CH<sub>3</sub>, detection, ion-molecule, laser ionization, methyl radical, radical

Citation

Li, J. , Bierbaum, V. and Leone, S. (1999), Laser Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer Detection of Methyl Radical Produced by Ion-Molecule Reactions in a Flowing Afterglow, Chemical Physics Letters (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created July 31, 1999, Updated October 12, 2021