TITLE

Infrared spectrum and potential energy surface of He–CO

AUTHOR(S)
Chuaqui, Claudio E.; Le Roy, Robert J.; McKellar, A. R. W.
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;7/1/1994, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
For 3He–CO and 4He–CO van der Waals bimers, fully resolved infrared spectra in the 4.7 μm region near the fundamental band origin of the CO monomer have been measured for the first time. Only a small fraction of the observed lines could be assigned using conventional empirical spectroscopic techniques, and little additional insight was gained from synthetic spectra generated from a published ab initio potential for this system. However, a complete set of unique assignments was made on the basis of comparisons with synthetic spectra generated from a variety of trial potential energy surfaces, and least-squares fits to the observed transition frequencies were used to determine a new anisotropic potential energy surface for this system. This new surface is much deeper and has a much stronger well depth anisotropy than the best previous one, and its predictions of very low temperature microwave line broadening cross sections raise serious questions regarding the methodology for calculating that property.
ACCESSION #
7616627

 

Related Articles

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics