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  • Vol. 40, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1986
  • pp: 112–112

Assignment of the B1 (Antisymmetric) Ring Deformation in Ethylene Oxide Using High-Resolution FT-IR

R. A. Nyquist and C. L. Putzig

Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 40, Issue 1, pp. 112-112 (1986)

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Assignment of the B1 (antisymmetric) ring deformation in ethylene oxide has been the subject of controversy. This B1 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 B1 ring deformation. Thompson and Cave have suggested that the absorption maximum near 840 cm-1 results from this B1 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 B1 ring deformation. By application of the product rule for the B1 class in ethylene oxide and ethylene oxide-d4, Lord and Nolin have demonstrated that it is reasonably certain that the B1 antisymmetric ring deformation must occur near 890 cm-1.

R. A. Nyquist and C. L. Putzig, "Assignment of the B1 (Antisymmetric) Ring Deformation in Ethylene Oxide Using High-Resolution FT-IR," Appl. Spectrosc. 40, 112-112 (1986)

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