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Etude de l'ionisation et de la dissociation d'H2O induites par collision avec des ions multichargés rapides

Abstract : Ionization and dissociation of water molecules and water cluters induced by 11.7 MeV/A Ni25+ ions were carried out by imaging techniques. Branching ratios, ionisation cross sections and Kinetic Energy Released distributions have been measured together with fragmentation dynamics studies. Multiple ionization represents
approximately 30 % of the ionizing events. Double ionization produces in significant way atomic oxygen, considered as a possible precursor of the large production of HO2 radical in liquid water radiolysis by ions of high Linear Energy Transfer. We evidence a strong selectivity of bond breakage in the case of ion-induced HOD fragmentation.
Once the molecule doubly ionized, the breakage of the O-H bond is found 6.5 times more probable than that of the O-D bond. A semi-classical calculation simulating the fragmentation dynamics on the potential energy surface of the ground-state of dication H2O2+ makes possible to as well reproduce the preferential nature of the breakage of the O-H bond as the position and the shift of the kinetic energy distributions. First results concerning interaction with water cluters are also reported. Measurements in coincidence are carried out giving access to correlation, with the distributions in energy and angle of the emitted fragments. Mass spectrum points fast intra-cluster proton transfer, leading to the emission of protonated clusters.
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Sébastien Legendre. Etude de l'ionisation et de la dissociation d'H2O induites par collision avec des ions multichargés rapides. Physique Atomique [physics.atom-ph]. Université de Caen, 2006. Français. ⟨tel-00090898⟩

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