The stability and structure of 10 states of B2 - have been investigated with highly correlated MRD-CI wavefunctions. This radical possesses the largest number of stable states (positive electron affinity) so far reported for a diatomic anion: no less than eight states lie below B 2.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-4075/23/13/012
Journal Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
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Bruna, P.J., & Wright, J.S. (1990). Electronic structure of the B2 - radical. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 23(13). doi:10.1088/0953-4075/23/13/012