Ultrafast IR Spectroscopy of O-H Stretching Modes in 2-Naphthol-Acetonitrile Photoacid-Base Complexes

  • Brian T. Psciuk
  • Mirabelle Prémont-Schwartz
  • Benjamin Koeppe
  • Sharon Keinan
  • Dequan Xiao
  • Victor S. Batista
  • Erik T. J. Nibbering
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 162)

Abstract

The O-H stretching mode is a direct hydrogen-bond probe. In a combined femtosecond IR spectroscopic and quantum chemical approach, we demonstrate how this local marker directly reflects charge distribution changes induced in photo excited photoacid-base complexes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian T. Psciuk
    • 1
  • Mirabelle Prémont-Schwartz
    • 2
  • Benjamin Koeppe
    • 2
  • Sharon Keinan
    • 3
  • Dequan Xiao
    • 1
    • 4
  • Victor S. Batista
    • 1
  • Erik T. J. Nibbering
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Max Born Institut für Nichtlineare Optik und KurzzeitspektroskopieBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryBen-Gurion University of the NegevBe’er ShevaIsrael
  4. 4.Department of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringUniversity of New HavenWest HavenUSA

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