Pressure dependence of the absorption spectrum of α-carotene

Z. Z. Ho, Thomas A Moore, S. H. Lin, R. C. Hanson

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Abstract

The pressure dependence of the absorption spectrum of β-carotene in pentane: isopentane solvent has been measured in the pressure range up to 60 kbar. A large red shift and broadening of the vibronic peaks is observed. The 0-0 peak appears to gain intensity relative to the 0-1 peak.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)873-881
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume74
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1981

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Pressure dependence of the absorption spectrum of α-carotene. / Ho, Z. Z.; Moore, Thomas A; Lin, S. H.; Hanson, R. C.

In: Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 74, No. 2, 1981, p. 873-881.

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Ho, ZZ, Moore, TA, Lin, SH & Hanson, RC 1981, 'Pressure dependence of the absorption spectrum of α-carotene', Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 74, no. 2, pp. 873-881.
Ho, Z. Z. ; Moore, Thomas A ; Lin, S. H. ; Hanson, R. C. / Pressure dependence of the absorption spectrum of α-carotene. In: Journal of Chemical Physics. 1981 ; Vol. 74, No. 2. pp. 873-881.
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