The intermolecular dynamics of liquid water

Ed Castner, Y. J. Chang, Y. C. Chu, G. E. Walrafen

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We present the complete intermolecular dynamical spectrum of liquid water, by merging the data sets from femtosecond nonlinear-optical polarization spectroscopy with the depolarized, Bose-Einstein corrected Raman spectrum to cover the frequency range from 0-1200 cm-1. The impulse response function for liquid water at room temperature is calculated, including all of the intermolecular motions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)653-659
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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