This work is a systematic description of the analysis of molecular spectra of diatomic molecules, particularly infrared and Raman spectra, to extract precise information about molecular structure and electric and magnetic properties. A number of subjects are covered in depth, with reviews of miscellaneous topics important in the future progress of experiment and theory in this field. Because of its coverage and scope in relation to physical chemistry and molecular physics, this work serves as a useful reference for all researchers in chemistry, physics, spectroscopy, and related fields.
* Explains the empirical basis of spectra, providing many equations useful to generate spectral parameters
* Provides a concise review of general principles and detailed explanation of particular theoretical techniques
* Analyzes wavenumber data
* Contains methods to evaluate parameters in various radial functions
* Presents an analysis of intensity of spectra
* Covers the effects of nuclear spin, electronic spin, and orbital angular momentum of diatomic free radicals and molecular ions
* Illustrates the operation of diatomic lasers on vibrational-rotational transitions
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...Diatomic Molecules provides a systematic approach to quantitative analysis of molecular spectra of diatomic molecules, in particular infrared and Raman spectra. This analysis is used to extract precise information about not only molecular structure but also its associated electric and magnetic properties.
This book is unique in its methodical treatment of the subject, and in the included collection of results and extensive bibliography. The first three chapters provide a thorough explanation of an empirical basis of infrared and Raman spectra, together with the theory behind techniques employed in their analysis.
Succeeding chapters outline, among other topics, wave functions and matrix elements in relation to radial functions for potential energy, dipolar moment etc., and applications of lasers. Various methods are applied in analysis of frequency data and spectral intensities, and to effects of spin and intermolecular interaction. The many subjects are discussed in depth, with reviews of topics important in future progress of experiment and theory in molecular spectroscopy.
Senior undergraduate and postgraduate students in chemistry and physics will find ..Diatomic Molecules a useful adjunct to their course texts, and it will prove invaluable to all researchers in spectroscopy.
Dr. Ogilvie was formerly a research fellow of Emmanuel College in Cambridge, UK, and has since been a professor of chemistry and physics on all six continents. He is based at present at Simon Fraser University, Canada.
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