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Photodissociation studies of cyclic sulfoxides
Author(s): Fei Wu; Xirong Chen; Brad R. Weiner
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Paper Abstract

The gas phase photodissociation of the cyclic sulfoxides, (CH2)nSO (n equals 2, 3, 4), has been studied following 193 and 248 nm photolysis. The nascent vibrational state distribution of the SO(X3(Sigma) -) photofragment following photolysis of each cyclic sulfoxide contains detailed information about the photochemical mechanisms. The SO vibrational state distributions have been measured by laser induced fluorescence spectroscopy on the (B3(Sigma) - -- X3(Sigma) -) transition, after 193 and 248 nm photodissociation of each cyclic sulfoxide. The observed vibrational state distributions are compared with physical models to help reveal the fragmentation mechanisms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2548, Laser Techniques for State-Selected and State-to-State Chemistry III, (18 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.220839
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Fei Wu, Univ. of Puerto Rico (United States)
Xirong Chen, Univ. of Puerto Rico (United States)
Brad R. Weiner, Univ. of Puerto Rico (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2548:
Laser Techniques for State-Selected and State-to-State Chemistry III
John W. Hepburn, Editor(s)

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