Impact of Electron Solvation on Ice Structures at the Molecular Scale.

  title={Impact of Electron Solvation on Ice Structures at the Molecular Scale.},
  author={Cord Bertram and Philipp Auburger and Michel Bockstedte and Julia St{\"a}hler and Uwe Bovensiepen and Karina Morgenstern},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry letters},
Electron attachment and solvation at ice structures are well-known phenomenona. The energy liberated in such events is commonly understood to cause temporary changes at such ice structures, but may also trigger permanent modifications to a yet unknown extent. We determine the impact of electron solvation on D2O structures adsorbed on Cu(111) with low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy, two-photon photoemission, and \emph{ab initio} theory. Solvated electrons, generated by UV photons… 
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