Ultrafast Predissociation Dynamics of Isolated Small Molecules from UV Resonance Raman Depolarization Ratios

  • A. B. Myers
  • Bulang Li
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 53)

Abstract

Resonance Raman depolarization ratios and bandshapes are described as a probe of ultrafast dissociation dynamics of small gas phase molecules. The role of a finite laser bandwidth in inducing incoherent “fluorescence” emission is discussed. Applications to the predissociative S3 state of CS2 vapor are shown.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. B. Myers
    • 1
  • Bulang Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA

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