Ion-impact–induced C60 fragmentation
Fakultät für Physik, Universität Bielefeld - D-33615 Bielefeld, Germany
Accepted: 20 July 1998
We studied the fragmentation behaviour of C60 in collisions with fast (100–) , , , and ions. The multi-particle detector used in this experiment allows to establish coincidences between several correlated fragment ions. Besides the well-known features as multiple ionization and evaporation of the “fission” into and multi-fragmentation into small charged fragment ions are observed in the coincidence spectra. The fragmentation patterns show a strong dependence on the projectile type.
PACS: 36.40.Qv – Stability and fragmentation of clusters / 34.50.Gb – Electronic excitation and ionization of molecules; intermediate molecular states (including lifetimes, state mixing, etc.)
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