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Title: Collision-induced vibrational absorption in molecular hydrogens

Abstract

Collision induced absorption (CIA) spectra of the first overtone bands of H{sub 2}, D{sub 2}, and HD have been recorded for gas densities up to 500 amagat at 77-300 K. Analyses of these spectra reveal that (1) contrary to the observations in the fundamental bands, the contribution of the isotropic overlap interaction to the first overtone bands is negligible, (2) the squares of the matrix elements B{sub 32}(R)/ea{sub o} [= {lambda}{sub 32} exp(-(R-{sigma})/{rho}{sub 32}) + 3 (R/a{sub o}){sup -4}] where the subscripts 3 and 2 represent L and {lambda}, respectively, account for the absorption intensity of the bands and (3) the mixed term, 2,3 {lambda}{sub 32} exp (-(R-{sigma})/{rho}{sub 32}) <{vert_bar}Q{vert_bar}> <{alpha}> (R/a){sup -4}, gives a negative contribution. In the CIA spectra of H{sub 2} in its second overtone region recorded at 77, 201 and 298 K for gas densities up to 1000 amagat, a dip in the Q branch with characteristic Q{sub p} and Q{sub R} components has been observed. The analysis of the absorption profiles reveals, in addition to the previously known effects, the occurrence of the triple-collision transitions of H{sub 2} of the type Q{sub 1}(J) + Q{sub 1}(J) + Q{sub 1}(J) for the first time. From themore » profile analysis the absorption coefficient of these transitions is obtained.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
281487
Report Number(s):
CONF-9305421-
Journal ID: BAPSA6; ISSN 0003-0503; CNN: Grant A-2440; TRN: 96:019411
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Bulletin of the American Physical Society; Journal Volume: 38; Journal Issue: 3; Conference: 1993 American Physical Society annual meeting on atomic, molecular, and topical physics, Reno, NV (United States), 16-19 May 1993; Other Information: PBD: May 1993
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; DEUTERIUM; ABSORPTION SPECTRA; PHOTON-MOLECULE COLLISIONS; HYDROGEN; MATRIX ELEMENTS; VIBRATIONAL STATES

Citation Formats

Reddy, S.P.. Collision-induced vibrational absorption in molecular hydrogens. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Reddy, S.P.. Collision-induced vibrational absorption in molecular hydrogens. United States.
Reddy, S.P.. Sat . "Collision-induced vibrational absorption in molecular hydrogens". United States. doi:.
@article{osti_281487,
title = {Collision-induced vibrational absorption in molecular hydrogens},
author = {Reddy, S.P.},
abstractNote = {Collision induced absorption (CIA) spectra of the first overtone bands of H{sub 2}, D{sub 2}, and HD have been recorded for gas densities up to 500 amagat at 77-300 K. Analyses of these spectra reveal that (1) contrary to the observations in the fundamental bands, the contribution of the isotropic overlap interaction to the first overtone bands is negligible, (2) the squares of the matrix elements B{sub 32}(R)/ea{sub o} [= {lambda}{sub 32} exp(-(R-{sigma})/{rho}{sub 32}) + 3 (R/a{sub o}){sup -4}] where the subscripts 3 and 2 represent L and {lambda}, respectively, account for the absorption intensity of the bands and (3) the mixed term, 2,3 {lambda}{sub 32} exp (-(R-{sigma})/{rho}{sub 32}) <{vert_bar}Q{vert_bar}> <{alpha}> (R/a){sup -4}, gives a negative contribution. In the CIA spectra of H{sub 2} in its second overtone region recorded at 77, 201 and 298 K for gas densities up to 1000 amagat, a dip in the Q branch with characteristic Q{sub p} and Q{sub R} components has been observed. The analysis of the absorption profiles reveals, in addition to the previously known effects, the occurrence of the triple-collision transitions of H{sub 2} of the type Q{sub 1}(J) + Q{sub 1}(J) + Q{sub 1}(J) for the first time. From the profile analysis the absorption coefficient of these transitions is obtained.},
doi = {},
journal = {Bulletin of the American Physical Society},
number = 3,
volume = 38,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat May 01 00:00:00 EDT 1993},
month = {Sat May 01 00:00:00 EDT 1993}
}