A HREELS Investigation of Benzene/Pt(111): the b₂(sub g)(π*) Resonance
In: Surface Science (Surf Sci), Jg. 357-358 (1996) ; Nr. 1-3, pp. 190-194
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
For benzene chemisorbed on Pt(111) a neg. ion resonance has been found at 2.1 eV above the vacuum energy. The resonance is assigned to the b₂g(π*) orbital of benzene. The shift of its energy upon adsorption is discussed in the light of the chem. bonding of the mol. to the surface.