Title

Alpha Particle Chemistry. On the Formation of Stable Complexes Between He2+ and Other Simple Species: Implications for Atmospheric and Interstellar Chemistry

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2009

Publication Title

Journal of Molecular Modeling

Abstract

The possibility that stable complexes may be formed between alpha particles (He2+) and small molecules is investigated using QCISD quantum mechanical calculations. Implications for their presence in the terrestrial atmosphere and/or in interstellar space are discussed.

DOI

10.1007/s00894-008-0371-3

Volume

15

Issue

1