The low frequency normal modes of trans, trans-1,3,5,7-octatetraene

Bruce S. Hudson, John R. Andrews

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Abstract

The low frequency normal mode eigenvectors of trans, trans-1,3,5,7-octatetraene were calculated using the CFF-π procedure of Warshel and Karplus. The vibronically active mode observed at 109 cm-1 is identified as an in-plane bend of the entire chain with bu symmetry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)493-495
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Volume63
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'The low frequency normal modes of trans, trans-1,3,5,7-octatetraene'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this