Two-dimensional potential energy function for internal rotation in 1,2-dihydroxybenzenes


We have obtained an analytical expression for the two-dimensional potential energy function for internal rotation in 1,2-dihydroxybenzenes, allowing us to use perturbation theory methods to calculate and interpret the torsional spectra of these compounds.

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Translated from Zhurnal Prikladnoi Spektroskopii, Vol. 73, No. 1, pp. 133–136, January–February, 2006.

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Shundalov, M.B., Pitsevich, G.A., Ksenofontov, M.A. et al. Two-dimensional potential energy function for internal rotation in 1,2-dihydroxybenzenes. J Appl Spectrosc 73, 146–150 (2006).

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Key words

  • internal rotation
  • potential energy function
  • dihydroxybenzenes