Cluster size resolving analysis of CH3F-(ortho-H 2)n in solid para-hydrogen using FTIR absorption spectroscopy at 3 μm region

Yuki Miyamoto, Takamasa Momose, Hideto Kanamori

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    Infrared absorption spectra of methyl fluoride with ortho-hydrogen (ortho-H2) clusters in a solid para-hydrogen (para-H2) crystal at 3.6 K were studied in the C-H stretching fundamental region (∼3000 cm-1) using an FTIR spectrometer. As shown previously, the ν3 C-F stretching fundamental band of CH3F-(ortho- H2)n (n 0, 1, 2, ⋯) clusters at 1040 cm -1 shows a series of n discrete absorption lines, which correspond to different-sized clusters. We observed three unresolved broad peaks in the C-H stretching region and applied this cluster model to them assuming the same intensity distribution function as the ν3 band. A fitting analysis successfully gave us the linewidth and lineshift of the components in each vibrational band. It was found that the separately determined linewidth, matrix shift of the band origin, and cluster shift are dependent on the vibrational mode. From the transition intensities of the monomer component derived from the fitting analysis, we discuss the mixing ratio of the vibrational modes due to Fermi resonance.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number194315
    JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
    Issue number19
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 21 2012

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)
    • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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