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Hornekaer, Liv and Price, Stephen D. and McCoustra, Martin and Collings, Mark and Dulieu, Francois and Fillion, Jean-Hugues and Palumbo, Maria Elisabetta and Ioppolo, Sergio and Öberg, Karin I. and Linnartz, Harold and Herbst, Eric (2014) Surface Science. In: Laboratory Astrochemistry: From Molecules through Nanoparticles to Grains. Wiley , Weinheim, pp. 255-326. ISBN 9783527408894.

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This chapter presents an introduction to surface astrochemistry. It provides an overview of the extensive laboratory investigations of molecular hydrogen formation on carbonaceous surfaces ranging from graphite to mixtures of aliphatic or aromatic flame-deposited surfaces. These investigations have resulted in insights into often complex formation mechanisms operating in all these different systems. The chapter outlines the influence of water ice morphology on desorption of surface species and on surface reactions, as well as the influence of surface reactions on the water ice morphology. Moving beyond molecular hydrogen formation, the chapter provides an overview of the current state of the art in laboratory studies of complex molecule formation on interstellar surface analogs. Finally, an overview of the challenges and current state of the art for implementing grain surface reactions in astrochemical network models is given.

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Additional Information:© 2015 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. Published Online: 12 DEC 2014
Subject Keywords:carbonaceous surfaces; complex molecule formation; grain surface reactions; interstellar chemistry; molecular hydrogen formation; astrochemical network models; surface astrochemistry; water ice morphology
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Official Citation:Hornekær, L., Price, S. D., McCoustra, M., Collings, M., Dulieu, F., Fillion, J.-H., Palumbo, M. E., Ioppolo, S., Öberg, K. I., Linnartz, H. and Herbst, E. (2014) Surface Science, in Laboratory Astrochemistry : From Molecules through Nanoparticles to Grains (eds S. Schlemmer, H. Mutschke, T. Giesen and C. Jäger), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527653133.ch5
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