Quantum beats in single rovibronic state fluorescence of biacetyl

Joseph Chaiken, Thomas Benson, M. Gurnick, J. D. McDonald

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Abstract

We have observed quantum beats in the time resolved fluorescence of biacetyl excited to single rovibronic states of the first excited singlet. The density of triplet states deduced from these beats is in agreement with predicted vibrational state densities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)195-198
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Volume61
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1979
Externally publishedYes

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Diacetyl
synchronism
Fluorescence
fluorescence
vibrational states
atomic energy levels

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  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces

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Quantum beats in single rovibronic state fluorescence of biacetyl. / Chaiken, Joseph; Benson, Thomas; Gurnick, M.; McDonald, J. D.

In: Chemical Physics Letters, Vol. 61, No. 1, 01.02.1979, p. 195-198.

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Chaiken, Joseph ; Benson, Thomas ; Gurnick, M. ; McDonald, J. D. / Quantum beats in single rovibronic state fluorescence of biacetyl. In: Chemical Physics Letters. 1979 ; Vol. 61, No. 1. pp. 195-198.
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