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High Resolution Spectroscopy, Normal Mode Analysis, and Franck-Condon Factors Calculation of Transition Metal-Containing Molecules

Abstract The objective of the present investigations is to experimentally determine the fundamental molecular properties of the transient metal containing pieces. The transient molecules have been generated using laser ablation production technique and detected by using laser induced fluorescence technique. Ultra-high resolution spectra of the diatomic molecules, 87SrF, 135&137BaF, YbF, HfF, and IrSi were recorded at a resolution of approximately 30 Mhz. The fine and hyperfine structure of these molecules were determined for the ground and the excited state. The optical Stark splittings of 180HfF and IrSi were recorded and analyzed to determine the permanent electric dipole moments of the ground and the excited state. An effective Hamiltonian op... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Le, Anh T. (Author) / Steimle, Timothy C (Advisor) / Richert, Ranko (Committee member) / Chizmeshya, Andrew (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Physical chemistry / Molecular chemistry / Molecular Spectroscopy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 189 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Chemistry 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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