Assignment of the B 1 (Antisymmetric) Ring Deformation in Ethylene Oxide Using High-Resolution FT-IR

$29.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Assignment of the B 1 (antisymmetric) ring deformation in ethylene oxide has been the subject of controversy. This B 1 vibration should produce a type-A IR band, and Lord and Nolin report a Q-branch peak at 892 cm-1 which they assign as the B 1 ring deformation. Thompson and Cave have suggested that the absorption maximum near 840 cm-1 results from this B 1 fundamental. Lord and Nolin obtained a vapor-phase IR spectrum of ethylene oxide-d4, and they assigned the 809 cm-1 type-A band to the B 1 ring deformation. By application of the product rule for the B 1 class in ethylene oxide and ethylene oxide-d4, Lord and Nolin have demonstrated that it is reasonably certain that the B 1 antisymmetric ring deformation must occur near 890 cm-1.

Keywords: Infrared; Molecular structure; Vapor-phase FT-IR

Document Type: Short Communication

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1366/0003702864815529

Affiliations: Analytical Laboratories, 574 Building, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 48667

Publication date: January 1, 1986

More about this publication?
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more