3 years ago

Molecular physics: Breaking up is hard to do

Molecular physics: Breaking up is hard to do
Thomas N. Rescigno, Daniel S. Slaughter

Dissociating hydrogen gas seems like it should be as easy as pulling apart two identical atoms. But resonant electron-impact experiments reveal that quantum interference induces a fundamental asymmetry in the process.

Publisher URL: https://www.nature.com/articles/nphys4308

DOI: 10.1038/nphys4308

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