Detection of gas-phase methyl radicals using multiphoton ionization

T. G. Digiuseppe*, Jeffrey W. Hudgens, Ming-Chang Lin

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Detection of methyl radicals by the method of mass-selected multiphoton ionization is demonstrated by observing CH3 Rydberg state resonances. The Rydberg states were prepared by simultaneous absorption of three photons. Absorption of a fourth photon produced the observed mass 15 ion signals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-269
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Sep 1981


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