Dissociative Electron Attachment to β-Alanine (pages 1272–1279)
Dr. Violaine Vizcaino, Peter Bartl, David Gschliesser, Stefan E. Huber, Prof. Michael Probst, Prof. Tilmann D. Märk, Prof. Paul Scheier and Dr. Stephan Denifl
Version of Record online: 20 APR 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201001014
Broken down into chunks: Rich fragmentation is observed for the amino acid β-alanine upon low-energy electron impact. It involves simple or multiple bond cleavage (see picture), mediated for most fragments by resonances located at around 3, 5.5, and 9 eV.