Davies, P. B. and Hamilton, P. A. and Okumura, M. (1981) Infrared diode laser spectroscopy of the fundamental band of NF(a1Δ). Journal of Chemical Physics, 75 (9). pp. 4294-4297. ISSN 0021-9606 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:DAVjcp81
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Thirty-one lines of the fundamental vibration–rotation band of the NF free radical in its a 1 state have been detected in absorption near 8.6 µm using a tunable infrared diode laser. Linewidths were Doppler limited and several transitions were accompanied by resolved hyperfine structure due to fluorine and nitrogen nuclear moments. Wave number calibration using accurately determined N2O lines yielded v0 = 1165.952±0.001 cm^−1 for the band center. Rotational and centrifugal distortion constants for both v = 0 and 1 states have also been determined.
|Additional Information:||© 1981 American Institute of Physics. Received 8 June 1981; accepted 2 July 1981. We thank the Science Research Council and the Royal Society for equipment grants, the Churchill Foundation for a scholarship for M.O. and the Canadian Natural Science and Engineering Research Council for a Post-doctoral Fellowship for P.A.H. We are grateful to Dr. M.A.A. Clyne and Professor D.W. Setser and their colleagues for communicating their results to us before publication and for useful discussions.|
|Subject Keywords:||RADICALS, LINE WIDTHS, MOLECULAR STRUCTURE, INFRARED SPECTRA, NITROGEN FLUORIDES, HYPERFINE STRUCTURE, LASER SPECTROSCOPY|
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|Deposited By:||Tony Diaz|
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