Imperfections are introduced in anthracene single crystals by low energy (≤ 20 keV) X-ray irradiation. About 60% of these imperfections can be recovered by annealing. The activation energy for recovery of the structural defects is measured to be 1.12 eV, using triplet excitons as a probe.
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- General Physics and Astronomy
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry