Ultrafast Vibrational Energy Transfer Studied by a Novel Spectrometer

  • I. Hartl
  • W. Zinth
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)


A new experimental system for the study of vibrational energy relaxation is presented. Infrared excitation of vibrational modes and probing via anti-Stokes Raman scattering allows the direct observation of vibrational energy transfer between and out of CH-stretching modes with a temporal resolution of approx. 160 fs.


Energy Relaxation Anti Symmetric Mode Vibrational Energy Transfer Intramolecular Vibrational Redistribution Fast Relaxation Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Hartl
    • 1
  • W. Zinth
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Medizinische OptikUniversität MünchenMünchenGermany

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