Mapping chemical bonding of reaction intermediates with femtosecond X-ray laser spectroscopy
1 Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin GmbH, Albert-Einstein-Str. 15, 12489 Berlin, Germany
2 Department of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
3 DESY, Notkestr. 85, 22670 Hamburg, Germany
4 PULSE Institute, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA
5 Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Am Faßberg 11, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
6 MAX IV Laboratory, Lund, Sweden
7 Department of Physics, Stockholm University, AlbaNova University Center, Stockholm, Sweden
8 European XFEL GmbH, Albert-Einstein-Ring 19, 22761 Hamburg, Germany
9 SSRL, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA
10 LCLS, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA
We determine the pathways in the photo-dissociation reactions of Fe(CO)5 both in the gas phase and in solution by mapping the valence electronic structure of the reaction intermediates with femtosecond X-ray laser spectroscopy.
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