Accession Number : AD0658788

Title :   ENERGETIC POSITIVE IONS FROM PHOTOIONIZATION OF GASES,

Corporate Author : BOEING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LABS SEATTLE WASH GEO-ASTRO PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Doolittle,P. H. ; Schoen,R. I.

Report Date : JUN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : The use of photoionization experiments with ion-retarding potentials is discussed. Preliminary results are presented of measurements obtained with O2 and N2O. If O2 is assumed to dissociate directly, it is estimated that a dissociative state exists which at the equilibrium internuclear separation of the ground state of the neutral molecule lies 20.5 eV above the ground state of the neutral. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAS IONIZATION, *PHOTOCHEMICAL REACTIONS), (*NITROGEN OXIDES, GAS IONIZATION), (*OXYGEN, GAS IONIZATION), DISSOCIATION, CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM, GROUND STATE, EXCITATION, MOLECULAR ENERGY LEVELS, UPPER ATMOSPHERE

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE