Simulation: The Norrish Type-I Reaction in Acetone

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Abstract

In the following the theoretical framework introduced in the previous chapter is applied to a real case of ultrafast organic photodynamics: the Norrish Type-I reaction in acetone. Particular attention is payed to how the wave packet dynamics is expressed in the time-resolved photoionization signal and it will become clear that a close connection between theory and experiment is crucial for even a qualitatively correct interpretation of experimental results. The simulations presented in this chapter have been published in Ref. I.

Keywords

Wave Packet Wigner Distribution Central Carbon Atom Ultrafast Dynamic Pyramidalization Coordinate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical Engineering, SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and CatalysisStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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