Bimodal Intermolecular Proton Transfer in Acid-Base Neutralization Reactions in Water

  • O. F. Mohammed
  • M. Rini
  • J. Dreyer
  • B.-Z. Magnes
  • D. Pines
  • E. T. J. Nibbering
  • E. Pines
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Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 79)

Abstract

We present an ultrafast mid-infrared study of excited-state intermolecular proton transfer in photoacid-base pairs in water. Observation of bimodal reaction dynamics demand refinement of the established Eigen-Weller mechanism.

Keywords

Proton Transfer Proton Transfer Reaction Pulse Delay Marker Mode Dichloroacetic Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. F. Mohammed
    • 1
  • M. Rini
    • 1
  • J. Dreyer
    • 1
  • B.-Z. Magnes
    • 2
  • D. Pines
    • 2
  • E. T. J. Nibbering
    • 1
  • E. Pines
    • 2
  1. 1.Max Born Institut fuer Nichtlineare Optik und KurzzeitspektroskopieBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryBen-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShevaIsrael

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