photodetachment

photodetachment

[¦fōd·ō·di′tach·mənt]
(physical chemistry)
The removal of an electron from a negative ion by absorption of a photon, resulting in a neutral atom or molecule.
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Electron photodetachment from a Dirac bubble potential.
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A precise value was measured by [9], who obtained a cross section of 3.86 x [10.sup.-21] [m.sup.2] using photodetachment of negatively charged hydrogen ions [H.sup.-], that is in close agreement with the Bohr model.
Photodetachment cross-section of negatively charged hydrogen ion Preprint arXiv:1510.04766, 2015.
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(2000) The ejection distribution of solvated electrons generated by the one-photon photodetachment of aqueous I- and two-photon ionization of the solvent.
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