THE INTERNAL ROTATION AND INVERSION MOTIONS OF THIOACEALDEHYDE IN ITS FIRST TRIPLET $a^{3}A^{\prime\prime}$ ELECTRONIC STATE

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dc.creator Moule, D. C. en_US
dc.creator Nino, A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-06-15T18:15:41Z
dc.date.available 2006-06-15T18:15:41Z
dc.date.issued 1988 en_US
dc.identifier 1988-TG-6 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/17722
dc.description Author Institution: Department of Chemistry, Brock University; Instituto de Estructura de la Materia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas en_US
dc.description.abstract Thioacetaldehyde, CH3CHS displays a banded absorption spectrum at 615 nm which is attributed to the $T_{1}\leftarrow S_{o},\bar{a}^{3}A^{\prime\prime}\leftarrow X^{1}A^{\prime}$ electronic transition which arises through $n\rightarrow \pi^{\ast}$ excitation. The spectrum in the To region consists of a cluster of bands which was assigned to the activity of the methyl torsional mode $\mathcal{V}_{15}$. Substitution of deuterium for the aldehyde hydrogen produces an isotope shift which demonstrates that a strong coupling exists between the aldehyde wagging mode $\mathcal{V}_{14}$ and the methyl torsion $\mathcal{15}$ Ab initio SCF methods were used to generate the potential surface defined by 0(internal rotation) and a(hydrogen wagging) in both electronic states from which the potential $V(\theta,\alpha)$ was derived as a Fourier expansion. The band spectrum of $CH_{3}CHS$ was synthesized from the energy levels and Franck Condon factors of a two-dimensional torsional-inversion Hamiltonian in which the torsion and inversion motions were treated as $C_{3}$ and $C_{1}$ rotations respectively. en_US
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dc.language.iso English en_US
dc.publisher Ohio State University en_US
dc.title THE INTERNAL ROTATION AND INVERSION MOTIONS OF THIOACEALDEHYDE IN ITS FIRST TRIPLET $a^{3}A^{\prime\prime}$ ELECTRONIC STATE en_US
dc.type article en_US