Determination of the vibrational energy relaxation time of the azide ion in protic solvents by two-color transient infrared spectroscopy

J. C. Owrutsky, Y. R. Kim, M. Li, M. J. Sarisky, R. M. Hochstrasser

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Abstract

The vibrational energy relaxation times (T1) of the antisymmetric stretch (ν3) of the azide ion (N-3) in various protic solvents have been measured to be 3 ps using transient two-color infrared spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)368-374
Number of pages7
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Volume184
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Oct 4

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors thank M. Iannone, R. Diller, T. Lian, and A.G. Yodh for helpful discussions. This work is supported by the National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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