The photoisomerisation reaction of 4-methoxy-4'-nitrostilbene in condensed phase was studied by femtosecond pump probe spectroscopy. Transient changes in absorption intensity exhibit oscillations which reflect chirped vibrational motions on the potential surface.
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T. Kobayashi, A. Colonna, A. Yabushita, I. Iwakura, and E. Tokunaga, " Chirped Molecular Vibration During Photo-Isomerization in Stilbene Derivative in Solution," in 15th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper MI5.
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