Electron attachment to uracil. Theoretical ab initio study

Nathan A. Oyler, Ludwik Adamowicz

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Ab initio calculations indicate that the uracil molecule can bind an electron and form a stable dipole-bound anion. The adiabatic electron affinity of this process is estimated to be only 0.003 15 hartree (0.086 eV).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11122-11123
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of physical chemistry
Issue number42
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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