Molecular ionization enhancement by charge rearrangement at high X-ray intensity
1 Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, DESY
2 The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging
3 Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai
4 Department of Physics, University of Science and Technology Beijing
5 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University
6 Department of Physics, University of Hamburg
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Published online: 16 April 2019
We simulated the multi-photon multi-ionization dynamics of an iodomethane molecule, CH3I, exposed to ultraintense and ultrashort x-ray pulses. The strong ionization causes electronic charge rearrangement in the molecule that leads to an enhanced total charge.
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