Extracting electron-ion differential scattering cross sections for partially aligned molecules by laser-induced rescattering photoelectron spectroscopy

Misaki Okunishi, Hiromichi Niikura, R. R. Lucchese, Toru Morishita, Kiyoshi Ueda

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Abstract

We extract large-angle elastic differential cross sections (DCSs) for electrons scattering from partially aligned O2+ and CO2+ molecules using rescattering photoelectrons generated by infrared laser pulses. The extracted DCSs are in good agreement with those calculated theoretically, demonstrating that accurate DCSs for electron-ion scattering can be extracted from the laser-induced rescattering spectra, thus paving the way for dynamic imaging of chemical reactions by rescattering photoelectron spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Article number063001
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume106
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Feb 8

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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