Photodissociation of Molecular Oxygen (O2)
This animation illustrates the process of photodissociation of oxygen. When an extreme ultraviolet (EUV) photon strikes an oxygen molecule, it photodissociates the molecule into two separate oxygen atoms. The energy from the photon breaks the chemical bond that holds the molecule together. The result is two separate oxygen atoms.
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