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Author Feketeová, Linda ♦ Žabka, Jan ♦ Zappa, Fabio ♦ Grill, Verena ♦ Scheier, Paul ♦ Märk, Tilmann D. ♦ Herman, Zdenek
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Content type Text
Publisher Springer-Verlag
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2009
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences
Subject Keyword Analytical Chemistry ♦ Biotechnology ♦ Organic Chemistry ♦ Proteomics ♦ Bioinformatics
Abstract Surface-induced interactions of the projectile ion C$_{2}$D 4 + with room-temperature (hydrocarbon covered) stainless steel, carbon highly oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG), and two different types of diamond surfaces (O-terminated and H-terminated) were investigated over the range of incident energies from a few eV up to 50 eV. The relative abundance of the product ions in dependence on the incident energy of the projectile ion [collision-energy resolved mass spectra, (CERMS) curves] was determined. The product ion mass spectra contained ions resulting from direct dissociation of the projectile ions, from chemical reactions with the hydrocarbons on the surface, and (to a small extent) from sputtering of the surface material. Sputtering of the surface layer by low-energy Ar$^{+}$ ions (5–400 eV) indicated the presence of hydrocarbons on all studied surfaces. The CERMS curves of the product ions were analyzed to obtain both CERMS curves for the products of direct surface-induced dissociation of the projectile ion and CERMS curves of products of surface reactions. From the former, the fraction of energy converted in the surface collision into the internal excitation of the projectile ion was estimated as 10% of the incident energy. The internal energy of the surface-excited projectile ions was very similar for all studied surfaces. The H-terminated room-temperature diamond surface differed from the other surfaces only in the fraction of product ions formed in H-atom transfer surface reactions (45% of all product ions formed versus 70% on the other surfaces).
ISSN 10440305
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-11-22
Publisher Institution The American Society for Mass Spectrometry
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 18791123
Journal Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry
Volume Number 20
Issue Number 6
Page Count 12
Starting Page 927
Ending Page 938


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