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.
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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.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry