Cross Sections and Transport Properties for Na+ in (DXE) Gas
In this work we select most probable reactions of alkali metal ion Na+ with dimethoxyethane (DXE) molecule. Appropriate gas phase enthalpies of formation for the products were used to calculate scattering cross section as a function of kinetic energy with Denpoh-Nanbu theory. Calculated cross sections were compared with existing experimental results obtained by guided ion beam tandem mass spectrometry. Three body association reactions of ions with DXE is studied and compared to experimental results. Calculated cross sections were used to obtain transport parameters for alkali metal ion in DXE gas.
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