Femtosecond ionization of CH3CN-NaI and CH3CN-Csl



Using wave-packet simulations on ab-initio potential curves we investigate the vi-brational dynamics of Nal and Csl in their first excited electronic states when aggregated with a single molecule of acetonitrile (CH3CN). The probe signal is obtained by femtosecond ionization of the diatomic chromophore. The addition of acetonitrile is found to change greatly the ionization signal of the free molecule suggesting strong modification of the reaction dynamics.


Pump Pulse Ionization Signal Probe Pulse Iodine Atom Acetonitrile Molecule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Photophysique Moleculairé du CNRSUniversité de Paris XIOrsay CedexFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Chimie-PhysiqueUniversité de Paris VIParis CedexFrance

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