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Fourier transform infrared spectra of H2CS and D2CS

Halonen, L., Turner, P. H. and Mills, I. (1981) Fourier transform infrared spectra of H2CS and D2CS. Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, 88 (2). pp. 402-419. ISSN 0022-2852

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Infrared spectra of thoformaldehyde, H2CS and D2CS, were observed in the gas phase at a resolution of better than 0.1 cm−1 from 4000 to 400 cm−1 using a Nicolet FTIR system. Vibrational band origins and rotational constants were determined for ν2, ν3, ν4, and ν6 of H2CS and for ν1, ν2, ν3, ν4, and ν6 of D2CS. The ν3, ν4, and ν6 bands of H2CS were analyzed as a set of three Coriolis interacting bands, and three Coriolis constants were determined; similarly the ν4 and ν6 bands of D2CS were analyzed as a pair of interacting bands and one Coriolis constant was determined. A general harmonic force field was determined, without constraints, to fit the vibrational wavenumbers, Coriolis constants, and centrifugal distortion constants. A zero-point (rz) structure was determined from the ground-state rotational constants, and the equilibrium (re) bond lengths were estimated.

Item Type:Article
Divisions:Life Sciences > School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy > Department of Chemistry
ID Code:7353
Publisher:Academic Press

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