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tin telluride

Constants of diatomic molecules

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

Data compiled by: Klaus P. Huber and Gerhard H. Herzberg

Data collected through August, 1977

Symbols used in the table of constants
State electronic state and / or symmetry symbol
Te minimum electronic energy (cm-1)
ωe vibrational constant – first term (cm-1)
ωexe vibrational constant – second term (cm-1)
ωeye vibrational constant – third term (cm-1)
Be rotational constant in equilibrium position (cm-1)
αe rotational constant – first term (cm-1)
γe rotation-vibration interaction constant (cm-1)
De centrifugal distortion constant (cm-1)
βe rotational constant – first term, centrifugal force (cm-1)
re internuclear distance (Å)
Trans. observed transition(s) corresponding to electronic state
ν00 position of 0-0 band (units noted in table)
Diatomic constants for (120)Sn(13O)Te
J (47620) (230) H         J larrow X R (47245) H
Sharma, 1946; missing citation
I 44033.5 229.7 H 1.25 -0.003       I larrow X R 44018.4 H
Sharma, 1946; missing citation
H 30818.3 201.0 H 0.6        H larrow X R 30789.0 H
Sharma, 1945; Sharma, 1946
G 29071.8 200.8 H 0.3        G larrow X R 29042.5 H
Sharma, 1945; Sharma, 1946
F 28545.9 98.0 H 1.0        F larrow X R 28465.0 H
Sharma, 1945; Sharma, 1946
E (27642.8) (135.0) H (2.5)        E lrarrow X 1 R (27580.0) H
missing citation
D 25444.3 179.1 H 0.40        D lrarrow X R 25404.1 H
missing citation; missing citation; missing citation
C 21418.6 218.1 H 0.98        C larrow X R 21397.8 H
missing citation
B 20394.9 230.3 H 1.53 -0.013       B larrow X R 16803.5 H
missing citation
A 16844.0 178.5 H 0.44        A larrow X R H
missing citation
X 1Sigma+ 0 259.5 H 0.50  0.04247917 2 9.543E-5 3  5.5E-9  2.522814 4  
Hoeft and Tiemann, 1968


1According to Vago and Barrow, 1946 the assignments in this system are quite uncertain; nue ~28000 Vago and Barrow, 1946, omega'e ~ 150 Vago and Barrow, 1946.
2Rotational constants for 120Sn130Te.
3alphav= -5.3E-8(v+1/2)2 + 1.8E-9(v+1/2)3.
4Microwave sp. 6
5Thermochemical value (mass-spectrometry) Colin and Drowart, 1964, corrected for the new value of D00(Te2).
6Dipole moment of 120Sn130Te: muel(v=0) = 2.19 D Hoeft, Lovas, et al., 1969, from Stark effect of microwave spectrum Hoeft, Lovas, et al., 1969. Microwave spectra have been observed for 27 isotopic molecules Hoeft and Tiemann, 1968.


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

Sharma, 1946
Sharma, D., Some new ultra-violet band systems of selenides and tellurides of tin and lead, Nature (London), 1946, 157, 663. [all data]

Sharma, 1945
Sharma, D., Some new band systems of SnTe molecule in the near ultra-violet, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India Sect. A, 1945, 14, 232. [all data]

Hoeft and Tiemann, 1968
Hoeft, J.; Tiemann, E., Das Mikrowellenrotationsspektrum des SnTe, Z. Naturforsch. A, 1968, 23, 1034. [all data]

Vago and Barrow, 1946
Vago, E.E.; Barrow, R.F., Ultra-violet absorption band-systems of SnSe and SnTe, Proc. Phys. Soc. London, 1946, 58, 707. [all data]

Colin and Drowart, 1964
Colin, R.; Drowart, J., Thermodynamic study of tin selenide and tin telluride using a mass spectrometer, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans., 1964, 60, 673. [all data]

Hoeft, Lovas, et al., 1969
Hoeft, J.; Lovas, F.J.; Tiemann, E.; Torring, T., Elektrisches Dipolomoment von SnSe und SnTe, Z. Naturforsch. A, 1969, 21, 1843. [all data]


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