# Browse Abstracts & Presentations - 2014 International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy by Subject "Clusters/Complexes"

• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Structure determination of weakly bound OCS clusters is a challenging problem due to many low energy isomers on the potential energy surface. The premier tool for studying these clusters is high-resolution infrared ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Metal clusters are of interest in exploring the transition from atomic to bulk properties in metals. Spectroscopic measurements of metal clusters also provide important benchmarks for theoretical investigations of bonding ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
\noindent A series of alcohol-amine complexes have been investigated to gain physical insight into the effect on the hydrogen bond strength as different substituents are attached. The series of complexes investigated are ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Infrared spectrum of a slipped near parallel isomer of \chem{OCS-C_4H_2} was observed in the region of \nub{1} fundamental band of \chem{OCS} monomer ($\mathtt{\sim}$2062 \wn) using a diode laser to probe the supersonic ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Spectra of the weakly-bound CO$_2$-C$_2$H$_2$ and CO$_2$-C$_2$D$_2$ complexes are observed in the regions of CO$_2$ \nub{3} ($\sim$ 2340 cm$^{-1}$) and C$_2$D$_2$ \nub{3} ($\sim$ 2440 cm$^{-1}$) fundamental vibrations, ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Rotationally-resolved infrared spectra of normal and bideuterated \chem{N_2O}-diacetylene van der Waals complexes were observed in the \chem{N_2O} \nub{1} region ($\mathtt{\sim}$2224 \wn) using a Quantum Cascade Laser to ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
The potentially frustrated transfer of a proton between the hydroxylic (proton-donating) and ketonic (proton-accepting) oxygen atom centers in tropolone (TrOH) long has served as a model system for the study of coherent ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Benzene-noble gas complexes were one of the earliest topics of interest in spectroscopic investigation of van der Waals (vdW) complexes. Smalley et al.\footnote{S. M. Beck, M. G. Liverman, D. L. Monts and R. E. Smalley, ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
The ground-state rotational spectra of the formaldehyde-dimethyl ether (\chem{H_2CO-DME}) and the formaldehyde-dimethyl sulfide (\chem{H_2CO-DMS}) complexes have been studied by Fourier transform microwave spectroscopy, ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
This talk will focus on the isomer-specific IR spectra of benzene-(water)n (BWn) clusters with n = 1-8, returning to a topic studied by our group\footnote{R.~N.~Pribble and T.~S.~Zwier, Science, 1994, 265, 75-79.} some 20 ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Stabilizing $\alpha$-helical structure of protein and dissolving a hard to dissolve polymer, polythene terphthalete, are some of the unique properties of the organic solvent Hexafluoroisopropanol (HFIP). After determining ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (9MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
A-type rotational spectra of the weakly bound complex formed from pyridine and acetylene are reported. Contrary to expectation based on the symmetric structure of HCCH$\cdot \cdot \cdot$NH$_{3}$, the acetylene moiety in ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (5MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Rovibrational transitions associated with tunneling states in the vibration of the N$_{2}$--H$_{2}$O complex have been recorded using a supersonic jet quantum cascade laser spectrometer at 6.2$\mu$m. Analysis of the ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
An OCS trimer was originally observed in the 1990s by microwave spectroscopy.\footnote{J.P. Connelly, A. Bauder, A. Chisholm, and B.J. Howard, Mol. Phys. \textbf{88}, 915 (1996); R.A. Peebles and R.L. Kuczkowski, J. Phys. ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (6MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Although $\alpha$-cleavage is the preferred reaction channel upon photoionization of small carbonyl compounds, we present experimental and theoretical evidences that in a jet-cooled CH...O hydrogen bonded dimeric complex, ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (868kB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Infrared spectra of He-C$_2$H$_2$ were recorded around 1990 in Roger Miller's lab, but detailed rotational assignment was apparently not possible even with the help of theoretical predictions. So there were no published ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (2MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Stimulated by Fajardo's remarkable study of the rovibrational spectra of CO isotopologues trapped in solid $para$-hydrogen,\footnote{\,M.\ E.\ Fajardo, {\em J.\ Phys.\ Chem.\ A}\ {\bf 117}, 13504 (2013).} we have performed ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Previously, we have studied non-covalent interactions in mono-halogenated benzene clusters using mass selected resonant 2-photon ionization methods. We have extended our studies by investigating the interaction between ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (1MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
The rotational spectra of the 1:1 complexes of pyridine (PYR) with methane and its halides have been observed and assigned using pulsed jet Fourier transform microwave technique. Depending on the nature of the chemical ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (3MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-20)
Pyrimidine is known to possess a negative electron affinity. Anions created from such molecules, whose energies are higher than those of their neutral counterparts, are unstable with respect to autodetachment. The solvation ...

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