A combined experimental and computational investigation of the microscopic external heavy atom effect in van der Waals clusters
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) A combined experimental and computational investigation of the microscopic external heavy atom effect in van der Waals clusters. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 121 (2). pp. 835-840. ISSN 0021-9606Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1759313
We present a combined experimental and computational study of the external heavy atom effect in van der Waals clusters of para-difluorobenzene (pDFB) with rare-gas atoms. Experimentally, clustering with rare-gas atoms is observed to shorten significantly the S-1 fluorescence lifetime compared with that of the pDFB monomer, an effect we interpret in terms of an enhancement of the S-1-T-1 intersystem crossing rate. In order to test the validity of this widely held assumption, we have calculated the S-1-T-1 spin-orbit coupling matrix elements in the X-pDFB complexes (X=Ne,Ar,Kr) using a multiconfigurational linear response approach. (C) 2004 American Institute of Physics.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS|
|Publisher:||AMER INST PHYSICS|
|Official Date:||8 July 2004|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 835-840|
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