Observation of four-electron Auger processes

A. Müller, A. Borovik, T. Buhr, J. Hellhund, K. Holste, A. L.D. Kilcoyne, S. Klumpp, M. Martins, S. Ricz, J. Viefhaus, S. Schippers

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Absolute cross sections for triple photoionization of C+ ions have been measured. Direct triple-Auger decay of K-shell excited states, i.e., an interaction process involving four electrons that results in the simultaneous emission of three electrons, could be unambiguously observed and quantified.

Original languageEnglish
Article number092101
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 7 2015
Event29th International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions, ICPEAC 2015 - Toledo, Spain
Duration: Jul 22 2015Jul 28 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Müller, A., Borovik, A., Buhr, T., Hellhund, J., Holste, K., Kilcoyne, A. L. D., Klumpp, S., Martins, M., Ricz, S., Viefhaus, J., & Schippers, S. (2015). Observation of four-electron Auger processes. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 635(9), [092101]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/635/9/092101