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Ionic and dipolar solvation dynamics in liquid water

Nandi, N and Roy, S and Bagchi, B (1994) Ionic and dipolar solvation dynamics in liquid water. In: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Chemical Sciences, 106 (6). pp. 1297-1306.

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The solvation time correlation function for solvation in liquid water was measured recently. The solvation was found to be very fast, with a time constant equal to 55 fs. In this article we present theoretical studies on solvation dynamics of ionic and dipolar solutes in liquid water, based on the molecular hydrodynamic approach developed earlier. The molecular hydrodynamic theory can successfully predict the ultrafast dynamics of solvation in liquid water as observed from recent experiments. The present study also reveals some interesting aspects of dipolar solvation dynamics, which differs significantly from that of ionic solvation.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Chemical Sciences
Publisher: Indian academy of sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian academy of sciences.
Keywords: Molecular hydrodynamic approach;dynamic mean spherical approximation;ionic solvation;dipolar solvation.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2011 05:56
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2011 05:56
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/36619

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