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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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
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1981


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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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