Observation of resonant photoemission in an adsorbed molecule

G. Loubriel, Torgny Gustafsson, L. I. Johansson, S. J. Oh

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The observation of resonant photoemission from CO chemisorbed on Pt(111) is reported. The resonance originates in excitation of a C 1s electron to the unoccupied 2π* level and causes a giant enhancement of valence shakeup peaks in the emission spectra.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571-574
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1982


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Loubriel, G., Gustafsson, T., Johansson, L. I., & Oh, S. J. (1982). Observation of resonant photoemission in an adsorbed molecule. Physical review letters, 49(8), 571-574. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.49.571