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Photon-Induced Field Desorption Experiments with Laser and Synchroton Radiation

  • W. Drachsel
  • U. Weigmann
  • S. Jaenicke
  • J. H. Block
Part of the Springer Series in Surface Sciences book series (SSSUR, volume 4)

Abstract

Photon-induced field desorption of hydrogen ions from a tungsten emitter has been observed using laser light (4.5 eV). Whereas the laser light leads to thermal desorption, the synchrotron radiation seems to show a threshold ≥ 30 eV and is therefore concluded to be a quantum process.

Keywords

Synchrotron Radiation Flight Time Field Ionization Field Desorption Electron Stimulate Desorption 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Drachsel
    • 1
  • U. Weigmann
    • 1
  • S. Jaenicke
    • 1
  • J. H. Block
    • 1
  1. 1.Fritz-Haber-InstitutMax-Planck-GesellschaftBerlin 33Fed. Rep. of Germany

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