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Photodissociation of NO2 by Pulsed Laser Light at 6943A

  • John Gerstmayr
  • Paul Harteck
  • Robert Reeves
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Abstract

Nitrogen dioxide was photodissociated using a pulsed ruby laser at 6943A. The energy of a single photon at this wavelength was equivalent to only 57% of the dissociation energy. The mechanism proposed to account for the results was the consecutive absorption of two photons, the first resulting in a short-lived excited state. The second photon is then absorbed by the excited species resulting in dissociation.

Keywords

Nitrogen Dioxide Production Curve Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute N204 Molecule Excited Species 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Gerstmayr
    • 1
  • Paul Harteck
    • 1
  • Robert Reeves
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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