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Magnetic circular dichroism measurements of benzene in the 9-eV region with synchrotron radiation
Author(s): Patricia Ann Snyder; Robert Munger; Roger W.C. Hansen; Ednor M. Rowe
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Paper Abstract

The magnetic circular dichroism and absorption spectra of gaseous benzene were measured using the four meter normal incidence monochromator and the Aladdin storage ring at the Synchrotron Radiation Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison. This is an extension of benzene magnetic circular dichroism measurements to higher energies than was previously possible. The magnetic circular dichroism gives additional information about the electronic structure of benzene. An initial interpretation of the magnetic circular dichroism results are presented and compared to proposed assignments. Various methods for extending to higher energies circular dichroism and other measurements which need a source of intense variably polarized electromagnetic radiation are summarized. Plans for extension of measurements to higher energies are also described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1548, Production and Analysis of Polarized X Rays, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50584
Show Author Affiliations
Patricia Ann Snyder, Florida Atlantic Univ. (United States)
Robert Munger, Florida Atlantic Univ. (United States)
Roger W.C. Hansen, Synchrotron Radiation Ctr./Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
Ednor M. Rowe, Synchrotron Radiation Ctr./Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1548:
Production and Analysis of Polarized X Rays
D. Peter Siddons, Editor(s)

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