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Studies of relaxation in liquids, using picosecond spectroscopy.

Ian Raitt

Studies of relaxation in liquids, using picosecond spectroscopy.

by Ian Raitt

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


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Ph.D thesis. Typescript.

SeriesTheses / University of Bradford Postgraduate School of Studies in Chemistry
The Physical Object
Pagination145p.
Number of Pages145
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Open LibraryOL13784736M

Get this from a library! Applications of Picosecond Spectroscopy to Chemistry. [K B Eisenthal] -- With the development of lasers that can generate light 11 14 pulses ranging from - sec duration, and capable of 13 peak powers in excess of 10 watts scientists have been able to investigate. Picosecond Circular Dichroism. The picosecond CD system that was reported in by Xie & Simon was based on the use of high repetition rate picosecond lasers to generate tunable pump and probe pulses [].This instrument was based on the absorptive CD approach, with the picosecond probe pulse train rapidly modulated between LCP and RCP by an electro-optic modulator (KD*P longitudinal.

We report femtosecond and picosecond laser spectroscopy studies on the dynamics of molecules in weakly and strongly solvated systems. Femtosecond optical Kerr studies on CS 2 at K reveal the central role of transitory, local liquid structures in which CS 2 librations rapidly dephase .   Rate Calculations using Classical Vibrational Relaxation; An instance where this would work well is electronic spectroscopy, where relaxation and thermalization in the excited state occurs on picosecond time scales, whereas the electronic population relaxation is on nanosecond time scales. M. D., Theory of vibrational relaxation of.

This chapter uses a three-dimensional vibrational spectroscopy technique with mid-IR pumping and incoherent anti-Stokes Raman probing to study vibrational energy relaxation (VR) in hydrogen bonded liquids. The new method was applied to study vibrational relaxation pathways in the liquid HDO/D 2 O system. We determined the lifetimes of OH stretching vibrations to be in the range – fs depending on the isotopic dilution, which is in good agreement with the results from pump–probe femtosecond infrared spectroscopy.


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Studies of relaxation in liquids, using picosecond spectroscopy by Ian Raitt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Such close interaction between experiment and theory in this area goes back to the works of Einstein, Smoluchowski, Kramers' and de Gennes.

Development of ultrafast laser spectroscopy recently allowed study of various relaxation processes directly in the time domain, with time scales going down to picosecond (ps) and femtosecond (fs) time by: Spectroscopy and Relaxation of Molecular Liquids (Studies in Physical & Theoretical Chemistry) by D.

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Cited by: Studies of relaxation in liquids using picosecond spectroscopy. Author: Raitt, I. ISNI: Awarding Body: University of Bradford Current Institution: University of Bradford Date of Award: Availability of Full Text: Access from EThOS.

In the present study, we have used same RTIL [P 13][Tf 2 N] as the polar domain and benzene as dispersant solvent but instead of TX we have used cationic surfactant BHDC to create reverse micelle (RMs). Dynamic light scattering (DLS) and DOSY NMR spectroscopy have been studied to confirm the formation of by: This book brings together many different relaxation phenomena in liquids under a common umbrella and provides a unified view of apparently diverse phenomena.

It aligns recent experimental results obtained with modern techniques with recent theoretical developments. Th~ use of ultrashort laser pulses to perturb and to probe systems of interest affords a direct approach to the time reso­ lution of very rapid chemical phenomena.

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techniques of picosecond laser spectroscopy to study various molecular energy relaxation phenomena in liquids, obtaining new insights into the nature of these processes and the prop- erties ~ ~~ of the liouid state (1.).

In our laboratorv these studies include: (a. orientational relaxation of molrcules in liquids ( This material comes largely from a Ph.D. dissertation by Jean-Marc Heritier, Picosecond, Spectroscopy Using a Photo-acoustic Detector, Ph.D. dissertation submitted to the Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University, March ; plus additional references given below.

Google Scholar. Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report: APA. Thomas, Liji. (, February 26). Picosecond Absorption Spectroscopy. van der Post, S., Hsieh, C., Okuno, M. et al. Strong frequency dependence of vibrational relaxation in bulk and surface water reveals sub-picosecond structural heterogeneity.

Nat Commun 6. time-resolved optical spectroscopy and x-ray di raction, it is possible to carry out real-time measurements of relaxation processes, for which the characteristic time scales are often ultrafast, i.e. in the femto- or picosecond time domain.[19{23] On the theoretical side, the.

Recently there have been a number of important experimental and theoretical developments that focus on the dynamics of rotational and vibrational relaxation processes of molecules in liquids. This. The terahertz regime has particular value for liquid and biomolecular spectroscopy.

In the case of liquids, terahertz is sensitive to relaxational and collective motions in liquids [1–13]. Applications include determination of sugar, alcohol, and water content. A three-dimensional vibrational spectroscopy technique with mid-IR pumping and incoherent anti-Stokes Raman probing is used to study vibrational energy relaxation (VR) in hydrogen-bonded liquids.

New results on spectral diffusion and vibrational relaxation of OH. Two-step fluorescence excitation is carried out with tunable pulses in the infrared in the range − cm-1 and in the near ultraviolet. The anthracene molecules are promoted close to the bottom of the first excited singlet state via excited vibrational levels in the electronic ground state, the symmetry properties and dynamics of which are studied.

Abstract. A characteristic time scale of order ps has been observed by several workers in picosecond spectroscopy experiments on iodine recombination in liquid CCl 4 and other solvents.

This time scale has been thought to be associated with the diffusive relative motion, prior to actual recombination, of photodissociated I atoms. Ultrafast laser spectroscopy is a spectroscopic technique that uses ultrashort pulse lasers for the study of dynamics on extremely short time scales.

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Ultrafast anti-Stokes Raman scattering after intense mid-IR excitation is used to study vibrational energy relaxation (VER) and vibrational cooling (VC) in neat liquid acetonitrile.

The mid-IR pulse ( cm-1) excites a combination of C−H stretching fundamentals and C−H bending overtones, which are coupled by Fermi resonance. Vibrational excitation decays from the pumped C−H stretch in. Nevertheless, there is little agreement regarding the femtosecond to picosecond relaxation dynamics of water.

In response, we have used the state-of-the-art terahertz spectroscopy (frequency-domain and time-domain) and molecular dynamics simulation techniques to study the molecular relaxation of water at different temperatures in the. Femtosecond infrared pump – stimulated Raman probe spectroscopy: the first application of the method to studies of vibrational relaxation pathways in liquid HDO/D2O system.

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