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Laser Chemistry
Volume 11, Issue 3-4, Pages 143-149

Soft X-Rays Induced Fragmentation of Core Excited Polyatomic Molecules

Laboratoire de Spectroscopie d' Electrons Diffusés, Institute de Chimie B6, Université de Liège, Sart Tilman par 4000 Liege 1, Belgium

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Recent progress made in the soft X-ray induced fragmentation of polyatomic molecules has been briefly reviewed. The Coulomb explosion model has been shown to be less valid as the size of the molecule increases.