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An ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopic study of the $H_2S$ dimer,

Pradeep, T and Rao, CNR (1991) An ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopic study of the $H_2S$ dimer,. In: Chemical Physics Letters, 185 (6). pp. 496-500.

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The ultraviolet photoelectron spectrum of the $H_2S$ dimer shows four features with vertical ionization energies of 9.75, 10.95, 12.37 and 13.69 eV; the adiabatic ionization energies of the first two ionic states are 9.56 and 10.75 eV. Molecular-orbital calculations reveal that the first two features are due to the sulphur lone pairs while the others are due to the $\pi_{SH_2}$ orbitals. The ground ionic state $(1^2A")$ of the dimer is bound by 0.96 eV and the structure undergoes significant distortion on ionization. The first excited ionic state $(1_2A')$ is repulsive.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Depositing User: Ramya Krishna
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2012 05:29
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/11267

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