Observation of molecular rydberg states in rare gas solids

B. Katz, J. Jortner

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The lowest Rydberg transition of ethylene was experimentally observed in a krypton matrix. These results combined with previous data on benzene and acetylene provide conclusive evidence that molecular Rydberg states are amenable to experimental observation in a dense medium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)437-439
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1968
Externally publishedYes

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


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