Electron Attachment Spectroscopy

  • Eugen Illenberger
  • Jacques Momigny
Part of the Topics in Physical Chemistry book series (TOPPHYSCHEM, volume 2)


In EAS a beam of electrons produced by an electron monochromator in crossed with the target gas beam and the anions are recorded with a mass spectrometer. Figure 2.1 shows a configuration which uses a trochoidal electron monochromator (TEM) and a quadrupole mass filter [1] (see also Sections 3.2.6 and 3.3.4 in the first contribution). The monochromator is made of molybdenum in order to reduce surface problems. Non-magnetic stainless steel is used for the other components and for entire ultra-high vacuum system.


Flight Time Electron Attachment Translational Energy Molecular Aggregate Kinetic Energy Distribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugen Illenberger
    • 1
  • Jacques Momigny
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische ChemieFreien Universität BerlinBerlin 33Germany
  2. 2.Institut de Chimie Département de Chimie Générale et de Chimie-PhysiqueUniversité de LiègeLiège 1Belgium

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