Blackbody infrared radiative dissociation
|Blackbody infrared radiative dissociation|
A special case of infrared multiphoton dissociation wherein excitation of the reactant ion is caused by absorption of infrared photons radiating from heated blackbody surroundings, which are usually the walls of a vacuum chamber. See also infrared multiphoton dissociation.
|Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission|
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