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Low energy electron interactions with Iodine molecule (I2)

Yadav, Hitesh, Vinodkumar, Minaxi, Limbachiya, Chetan, Vinodkumar, P.C., Mason, N.J. (2020) Low energy electron interactions with Iodine molecule (I2). Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 250 . p. 107035. ISSN 0022-4073. (doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2020.107035) (KAR id:81294)

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Abstract

A theoretical analysis is performed for electron interactions with the Iodine molecule (I2) for incident energies ranging from 0.1 eV to 20 eV. The calculations were carried out using Quantemol-N package, which uses the UK Molecular R-matrix Codes. Electron interactions with the I2 molecule have been studied with several target models in its equilibrium geometry, and the results are reported for the optimized target model. Scattering calculations are performed to provide resonance parameters along with Dissociative Electron Attachment (DEA) Cross-Sections. In addition, the study also focussed on the estimation of various cross-sections such as elastic, electronic excitation, differential, momentum transfer, ionization and total cross-sections. Many of these cross-sections reported here are for the first time for electron interaction with the iodine molecule to the best of our knowledge.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2020.107035
Uncontrolled keywords: R-matrix, SCOP, Iodine molecule
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Nigel Mason
Date Deposited: 18 May 2020 11:11 UTC
Last Modified: 06 May 2021 23:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/81294 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Mason, N.J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4468-8324
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