High level ab initio binding energy distribution of molecules on interstellar ices: Hydrogen fluoride

@article{Bovolenta2020HighLA,
  title={High level ab initio binding energy distribution of molecules on interstellar ices: Hydrogen fluoride},
  author={Giulia Bovolenta and Stefano Bovino and Esteban Vohringer-Martinez- and David Adrian Saez and Tommaso Grassi and Stefan Vogt-Geisse},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
  year={2020}
}
The knowledge of the binding energy of molecules on astrophysically relevant ices can help to obtain an estimate of the desorption rate, i.e. the molecules residence time on the surface. This represents an important parameter for astrochemical models, crucial to determine the chemical fate of complex organic molecules formed on dust grains and observed in the densest regions of the interstellar medium. In this work, we propose a new robust procedure to study the interaction of atoms and… Expand

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