# Browse Abstracts & Presentations - 2014 International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy by Subject "Matrix isolation (and droplets)"

• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
\hspace*{1cm} The ground $\tilde{X}^2E$ vibrations of the methoxy radical have intrigued both experimentalists and theorists alike due to the presence of a conical intersection at the C$_{3v}$ molecular geometry. This ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Matrix isolation infrared spectroscopy was used to characterize the fundamental infrared peaks of the germanium hydride species \chem{GeH_2} and \chem{GeH} in low temperature argon matrices that result from the vacuum-ultraviolet ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (23MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Para-hydrogen (\chem{pH_2}) soft quantum crystal is an ideal isolation matrix due to its impressive intrinsic properties, i.e. its significant lattice constant, large zero-point vibration as well as its ability to repair ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (3MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Highly unsaturated carbon chains of the HC$_{n}$H family are important to the studies of combustion chemistry and the interstellar medium (ISM). Several members of this family (n=2,4,6) have been detected in the ISM by ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (10MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Spectroscopy of doped superfluid helium nanodroplets (He$_N$) gives information about the influence of this cold, chemically inert, and least interacting matrix environment on the excitation and relaxation dynamics of ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (4MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Three open chain isomers of C$_7^{ }$H$_3^+$ including a three member carbon ring in the structure were identified in a neon matrix held at 6\,K using a mass-selected ion beam. Both indene and acyclic precursors were used ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (4MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
We report new FTIR studies of the 193 nm photochemistry of deuterated formic acid (DCOOD) trapped in parahydrogen matrices. In our 2011 preliminary report,\footnote{David T. Anderson, Leif O. Paulson, \textit{66th Ohio ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (6MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Hydroxymethylene (HCOH) and the d$_{1}$-isotopologue (HCOD) are isolated in low temperature helium nanodroplets through pyrolysis of glyoxylic acid. Transitions measured in the infrared spectra are assigned exclusively ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (2MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
The methoxy radical, \chem{CH_3O}, has attracted much attention because of its important molecular structure and also as a reaction intermediate in combustion and atmospheric chemistry. Previous investigations include ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (18MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Infrared spectra for matrix-isolated $\gamma$-butyrolactone and $\gamma$-butyrolactone-\textit{d$_6$} were obtained. The carbonyl stretching mode occurs at 1803 cm$^{-1}$ for the monomer species, 1786 cm$^{-1}$ for the ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (2MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Amino acids are the building blocks of biological molecules, and thus the investigation of their physical and chemical properties would allow for further understanding of their functions in biological systems. In addition, ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (1MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
This introductory talk will briefly overview the contributions of Marilyn Jacox to the technique of matrix isolation spectroscopy and her use of it to investigate the vibrational spectroscopy of a multitude of interesting ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (1MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
We report on the first spectroscopic investigation of the ground and excited states of RbSr. The molecules are prepared in their vibronic ground state ($X^2\Sigma^+_{1/2}, \nu'' = 0$) in a sequential pickup process\footnote{G. ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (8MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Interfacial matrix stabilization spectroscopy is a new technique based on matrix isolation spectroscopy, but where a cryogenic matrix is deposited over the top of a film sample, in order to characterize interactions between ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (11MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Ultraviolet irradiation of solid parahydrogen (pH$_2$) matrices doped with suitable H-atom precursor molecules generates H atoms {\it in situ\/} through a series of photoinitiated chemical reactions; these H atoms move ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (4MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-19)
Rotational dynamics is one of the most fascinating features of molecular solids. This report presents EPR studies of methyl radical rotation in solid Ar, a matrix possessing no nuclear magnetic moments that facilitates ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (33kB)