# Browse Abstracts & Presentations - 2014 International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy by Subject "Mini-symposium: Spectroscopy in Kinetics and Dynamics"

• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
Intracellular nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH) is a key cofactor in energy metabolism pathways and a myriad of oxidation-reduction reactions in living cells. The crowded milieu of these cells with organelles and ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-16)
We introduce cavity enhanced ultrafast transient absorption spectroscopy, which employs frequency combs and high-finesse optical cavities. % The schematic of apparatus is shown in Figure 1. Sub-100 fs pulses with a ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-16)
We present preliminary results describing the development of a new instrument that combines two powerful techniques: Chirped Pulse-Fourier Transform MicroWave (CP-FTMW) spectroscopy and pulsed uniform supersonic flows. It ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (6MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-16)
Traditional techniques (e.g. REMPI, imaging, etc.) that are used to study reaction dynamics are able to provide a great deal of fundamental information about systems containing atoms and smaller molecules. However, as ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (21MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
The infrared spectra of aqueous solutions of NaOH and other strong bases exhibit a broad continuum absorption for frequencies between 800-3500 cm-1, which is attributed to the strong interactions of the hydroxide ion with ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (41MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
Collision cross section for transfer of anisotropy arising from collisions between electronically excited sodium dimer and ground level argon atoms has been examined. The experimental method is based on a polarization ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-18)
Methylene, CH$_{2}$, possesses a ground \~{X}$^{3}$\textit{B}$_{1}$ ground electronic state and an excited \~{a}$^{1}$\textit{A}$_{1}$ state only 3150cm$^{-1}$ higher in energy. The collision-induced singlet-triplet ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-16)
\begin{wrapfigure}{r}{0pt} \includegraphics[scale=4]{Highl_HNC_Urbana.eps} \end{wrapfigure} The [H,C,N] molecular system with the two linear isomers, HCN and HNC, is one of the most important model systems where ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
We have employed 2D electronic photon echo spectroscopy to study intramolecular charge-transfer dynamics in eosin B. After preparation of the first excited singlet state (S$_1$) with 40-fs excitation pulses at 520 nm, the ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (8MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-16)
The $^1$B$_2$ $\tilde{\mathrm{C}}$ STATE OF SO$_2$ has been the subject of extensive investigation because it is important in the atmospheric photodissociation of SO$_2$. The state has a double-minimum potential in the ...

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• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
Silica sol-gel syntheses are among the most widely used and studied synthetic methods in the materials field. However there lacks a fundamental understanding of how these materials gel and what is happening dynamically ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (3MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
The technique of two-dimensional infrared (2DIR) spectroscopy is used to expose the chemical dynamics of various concentrations of polymers and their monomers in heterogeneous mixtures. An environmentally relevant heterogeneous ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (8MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
Substitution of oxygen by a sulfur atom in the natural DNA and RNA bases gives rise to a family of derivatives commonly known as the thiobases. Upon excitation with UV radiation, the natural bases are able to quickly and ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (7MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-18)
Effects of reactant rotation, which can disentangle the stereodynamical properties of chemical reactivity, are of great importance in understanding and controlling the steric effects in chemical reactions. Here, we report ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (4MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
\chem{Re(bpy)(CO)_3Cl} is a well studied \chem{CO_2} reduction catalyst, known for its ability as both a photosensitizer and a catalyst with a high quantum yield and product selectivity. The catalysis reaction is initiated ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (22MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
\begin{wrapfigure}{r}{0pt} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{ismsfigure.eps} \end{wrapfigure} Single molecule experiments based on Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) are now capable of detecting energy funneling in ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (3MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
Femtosecond transient-grating spectroscopy with optical heterodyne detection was employed to observe separately the time evolution of the absorption and dispersion components of the third-order nonlinear optical signal ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (8MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-17)
We present the femtosecond time- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy of a liquid beam of aqueous solution. A liquid laminar flow 25 micron in diameter is introduced into a high-vacuum photoelectron spectrometer ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (5MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-16)
Methods developed by J. K. G. Watson for calculation of Franck-Condon Factors in systems undergoing linear $\leftrightarrow$ bent electronic transitions in the harmonic normal mode basis have been extended to the acetylene ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (2MB)
• (International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2014-06-16)
Carbenes (R$_{1}$-C-R$_{2}$) are a reactive class of compounds, usually characterized by an electron-deficient divalent carbon atom, found in applications ranging from organic synthesis to gas phase oxidation chemistry. ...

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