Flourescence properties of trendy molecules studied with synchrotron radiation
2006 (English)Licentiate thesis, comprehensive summary (Other scientific)
This thesis summarises the experimental results on molecular spectroscopy of gas phase molecules using synchrotron radiation in the UV- VUV and soft-X rays regions. The results of applying Photon Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy (PIFS) to D2, H2S, H2O and pyrimidine are presented and discussed. Both inner and outer shell excitations of free molecules lead to different relaxation processes. However, a common result is that when the molecule breaks and the resulting neutral fragments are left in an excited state, they might fluoresce in the UV- Vis range. PIFS technique has two main advantages, it permits to detect neutral fragments and to identify the fluorescing species. From this fact, we can infer dissociation channels and trace back the electronic processes that led to the fluorescence. For these molecules we have analysed and interpreted both dispersed and undispersed fluorescence. What motivates our work is the lack of fluorescence studies and in a more general sense, to contribute to the knowledge of important molecules for life such as water and pyrimidine.
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Stockholm: KTH , 2006. , ix, 47 p.
Trita-FYS, ISSN 0280-316X ; 2006.57
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-4148ISBN: 91-7178-428-4OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-4148DiVA: diva2:10920
2006-10-09, Sal FA31, AlbaNova universitetscentrum, Roslagstullsb 21, Stockholm, 10:00
Al-Khalili, Ahmed, Dr
QC 201011252006-10-132006-10-132010-11-25Bibliographically approved
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