Recent advances on rotational spectroscopy and microwave spectroscopic techniques

Li Li, Ming Sun, Xiao Hua Li, Zhen Wen Zhao, Hui Min Ma, Hai Yong Gan, Zhen Hui Lin, Sheng Cai Shi, Lucy M. Ziurys

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Abstract

Rotational spectroscopy is a branch of fundamental science to study the rotational spectra of molecules, free radicals and ions based on the quantum mechanics. It has great applications on many fields such as radio astronomy and atmospheric remote sensing. In this paper we reviewed the basic theory of rotational spectroscopy, two different types of Fourier transform microwave spectrometers, spectroscopic analysis of certain typical cases, and future prospect of the microwave spectroscopic techniques as well.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1369-1378
Number of pages10
JournalChinese Journal of Analytical Chemistry
Volume42
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014

Keywords

  • Fourier transform
  • Microwave spectrometer
  • Review
  • Rotational spectroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry

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