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Femtochemistry of the reaction: IHgI^*→[IHg…I]^(‡*)→HgI+I

Bowman, R. M. and Dantus, M. and Zewail, A. H. (1989) Femtochemistry of the reaction: IHgI^*→[IHg…I]^(‡*)→HgI+I. Chemical Physics Letters, 156 (2-3). pp. 131-137. ISSN 0009-2614. doi:10.1016/S0009-2614(89)87108-8.

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Femtochemistry of the reaction IHgI^*→[IHg…I]^(‡*)→HgI+I is reported. We observe femtosecond decays with an oscillatory modulation. These observations are related to the reaction trajectories on the global PES, which involve a symmetric stretch, an antisymmetric stretch and a bend.

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Additional Information:© 1989 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. Received 14 February 1989. This work was supported by a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. We are grateful to Professor R.B. Bernstein and Professor R. Bersohn for many stimulating discussions on the problem of full- and half-collisions in this class ofreactions, and to Professor R.B. Bernstein and Professor R.A. Marcus for useful comments on the manuscript. Finally, we wish to thank Dr. M. Gruebele for his calculations and assignment of the fluorescence spectra, and Mr. S. Baskin for useful discussions.
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Official Citation:R.M. Bowman, M. Dantus, A.H. Zewail, Femtochemistry of the reaction: IHgI*→[IHg…I]‡*→HgI+I, Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 156, Issues 2–3, 31 March 1989, Pages 131-137, ISSN 0009-2614, (
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