SPECTROSCOPY OF THE HCO RADICAL AND ITS RELATION TO THE PHOTODISSOCIATION OF ALIPHATIC ALDEHYDES.

Edward K C Lee, Gary Rumbles, Kazuo Kasatani

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Abstract

Laser induced fluorescence (LIF) and multiphoton ionization (MPI) spectroscopic techniques have been used to investigate the HCO radical produced in the UV photolysis of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde. The LIF study has yielded vibrational and rotational information on the ground and first excited electronic states. The MPI experiment has enabled the rotational energy distribution of HCO to be examined under collision-free conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
EditorsMustafa A. El-Sayed
PublisherSPIE
Pages2-5
Number of pages4
Volume742
ISBN (Print)0892527773
Publication statusPublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Lee, E. K. C., Rumbles, G., & Kasatani, K. (1987). SPECTROSCOPY OF THE HCO RADICAL AND ITS RELATION TO THE PHOTODISSOCIATION OF ALIPHATIC ALDEHYDES. In M. A. El-Sayed (Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering (Vol. 742, pp. 2-5). SPIE.