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Sodium superoxide


Vibrational and/or electronic energy levels

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Data compiled by: Marilyn E. Jacox

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 40000 Ar Andrews, 1976

State:   X


Vib. 
sym. 
 No.   Approximate 
 type of mode 
 cm-1   Med.   Method   References

a1 1 OO stretch 1094 Ar Ra Smardzewski and Andrews, 1972
1 OO stretch 1081.0 O2 IR Andrews, 1969
2 ONaO s-stretch 390.7 vs Ar IR Andrews, 1969
2 ONaO s-stretch 306.0 O2 IR Andrews, 1969
b2 3 ONaO a-stretch 332.8 Ar IR Andrews, 1969
3 ONaO a-stretch 259.0 O2 IR Andrews, 1969

Notes

vsVery strong
xEnergy separation between the band maximum of the excited electronic state and the v = 0 level of the ground state.

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Andrews, 1976
Andrews, L., Ultraviolet absorption studies of the alkali metal atom-oxygen molecule matrix reaction, J. Mol. Spectrosc., 1976, 61, 3, 337, https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-2852(76)90324-6 . [all data]

Smardzewski and Andrews, 1972
Smardzewski, R.R.; Andrews, L., Raman Spectra of the Products of Na and K Atom Argon Matrix Reactions with O2 Molecules, J. Chem. Phys., 1972, 57, 3, 1327, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1678396 . [all data]

Andrews, 1969
Andrews, L., Infrared spectra and bonding in the sodium superoxide and sodium peroxide molecules, J. Phys. Chem., 1969, 73, 11, 3922, https://doi.org/10.1021/j100845a061 . [all data]


Notes

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