Electronically Excited Halogen Atoms

  1. J. N. Pitts Jr.3,
  2. George S. Hammond4 and
  3. W. Albert Noyes Jr.5
  1. D. Husain1 and
  2. R. J. Donovan2

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133385.ch1

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 8

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 8

How to Cite

Husain, D. and Donovan, R. J. (1971) Electronically Excited Halogen Atoms, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 8 (eds J. N. Pitts, G. S. Hammond and W. A. Noyes), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133385.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California and Director Statewide Air Pollution Research Center, University of California

  2. 4

    Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

  3. 5

    Department of Chemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Department of Physical Chemistry, The University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1971

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471690917

Online ISBN: 9780470133385

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Keywords:

  • mean radiative lifetimes;
  • halogen atoms;
  • atomic emission;
  • stimulated emission;
  • spin orbit relaxation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Consideration of Atomic States

  • Experimental Methods for Studying Electronically Excited Halogen Atoms

  • Primary Photochemical Processes Resulting in the Production of Electronically Excited Halogen Atoms

  • Secondary Processes Giving Rise to the Production of 2P1/2 Halogen Atoms via Metathetical Reactions

  • Stimulated Emission

  • Spin Orbit Relaxation

  • X(2P1/2) in Atomic Recombination

  • Chemical Reactions of Electronically Excited Halogen Atoms

  • General conclusions