Chapter 4. Electronic Structure of Molecular States

  1. Dr. Jarosław Koperski

Published Online: 15 MAY 2003

DOI: 10.1002/3527600817.ch4

Van der Waals Complexes in Supersonic Beams

Van der Waals Complexes in Supersonic Beams

How to Cite

Koperski, J. (2002) Electronic Structure of Molecular States, in Van der Waals Complexes in Supersonic Beams, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600817.ch4

Author Information

  1. Instytut Fizyki im. M. Smoluchowiskiego, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, ul. Reymonta 4, 30-059 Kraków, Poland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2003
  2. Published Print: 9 DEC 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527403844

Online ISBN: 9783527600816

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Keywords:

  • molecular state;
  • Hund's coupling;
  • wave function symmetries;
  • electronic selection rules;
  • 2-group metal-rare gas molecules;
  • 12-group metal-rare gas molecules;
  • metal dimers;
  • potential energy curves;
  • heteronuclear molecules;
  • homonuclear molecules;
  • photoassociation;
  • ab initio calculations;
  • Morse potential;
  • Lennard-Jones potential;
  • Maitland-Smith potential;
  • combined Morse-vdW potential;
  • hybrid potential;
  • double-well potential;
  • inverse perturbation approach;
  • Rydberg-Klein-Rees potential;
  • vibrational bandsbound-bound transitions;
  • bound-free transitions;
  • Franck-Condon principle;
  • Born-Oppenheimer approximations;
  • adiabatic approximations;
  • isotope shift;
  • rotational characteristics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hund's coupling case (a)

  • Hund's coupling case (b)

  • Hund's coupling case (c)

  • Wave function symmetries and electronic selection rules

  • 2- and 12-group metal-rare gas molecules and metal dimers

  • Potential energy curves

    • Heteronuclear molecules

    • Homonuclear molecules

    • Photoassociation of molecules

    • Ab initio calculations

    • The Morse potential

    • The Lennard-Jones (n–m) potential

    • The Maitland-Smith (n0, n1) potential

    • Combined Morse-vdW potential

    • Other forms of combined potentials

    • Hybrid potential

    • Double-well potential

    • Inverse perturbation approach

    • The Rydberg-Klein-Rees potential

  • Vibrational structure of electronic transitions. Vibrational bands

    • Bound-bound and bound-free transitions

    • Franck-Condon principle. Born-Oppenheimer and adiabatic approximations

    • Isotope structure of a vibrational band. Isotope shift

  • Rotational structure of a vibrational band. Determination of rotational characteristics