Mode-to-mode vibrational energy transfer in D2CO

Evidence of coriolis-enhanced rotational selectivity

J. G. Haub*, B. J. Orr

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Abstract

Infrared-ultraviolet double resonance spectroscopy is used to demonstrate rapid collision-induced V-V transfer between the v6 and v4 vibrational manifolds of D2CO. The rate of transfer is at least gas-kinetic and is explained in terms of Coriolis coupling and rotationally specific, quasi-resonant relaxation channels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)162-167
Number of pages6
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Volume107
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 May 1984
Externally publishedYes

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