Relaxation and control of spin states of hydrogen

  • 1.2 Quantum chemistry
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Katsuyuki Fukutani
Institute of Industrial Science
We investigate the spin relaxation and spin-dependent reaction of hydrogen at solid surfaces with our original apparatus of spin-polarized hydrogen beams.
Nuclear spin conversion of hydrogen molecule adsorbed on a surface
Phys. Rev. B 102, 121407 (2020)
Schematic figure of electron-spin-polarized hydrogen beam apparatus
J. Chem. Phys. 155, 194201 (2021)

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Research collaborators

  • Takahiro Ozawa
  • Hirokazu Ueta

Related publications

  • Focusing and spin polarization of atomic hydrogen beam, Y. Nagaya et al., J. Chem. Phys. 155, 194201 (2021)
  • Direct Measurement of Fast Ortho-Para Conversion of Molecularly Chemisorbed H₂ on Pd(210), H. Ueta, et al., Phys. Rev. B 102, 121407 (2020)


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