Evidence for charge transfer from hydrogen molecular ions to copper atoms in a neon–hydrogen analytical glow discharge

Sohail Mushtaq, Edward B. M. Steers, Volker Hoffmann, Zdeněk Weiss, Juliet C. Pickering
  • Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, January 2016, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • DOI: 10.1039/c6ja00231e

Why is it important?

In this paper, we show that the hitherto unexplained enhancement of Cu II lines from 3d9(2D)4p sub configuration in Ne/H2 plasma is associated with asymmetric charge transfer (ACT) involving the hydrogen molecular ion, H2+.

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