Deuterium quadrupole coupling in formyl fluoride

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Abstract

The 101-000 rotational transition in HFCO and DFCO was recorded with a beam maser spectrometer. Hyperfine structure due to the deuterium quadrupole coupling was observed for DFCO. Analysis of the spectrum yielded the deuterium quadrupole coupling strength along the D-C bond direction of eqQ=205.± 4. kHz. This rotational transition had not been reported previously for DFCO. A comparison of deuterium quadrupole coupling strengths with force constants along the H-C bond is made according to the theory of Salem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)610-612
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Chemical Physics
Volume55
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1971
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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