Quantum beats in single rovibronic state fluorescence of biacetyl

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

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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
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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