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Vibrational Structure in Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectra of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

  1. 1. 0483851 - UOCHB-X 2018 RIV US eng J - Článek v odborném periodiku
    Kaminský, Jakub - Chalupský, Jakub - Štěpánek, P. - Kříž, Jan - Bouř, Petr
    Vibrational Structure in Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectra of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A. Roč. 121, č. 47 (2017), s. 9064-9073. ISSN 1089-5639
    Grant CEP: GA ČR GA15-19143S; GA ČR(CZ) GA16-05935S; GA ČR(CZ) GA16-00270S
    Institucionální podpora: RVO:61388963
    Klíčová slova: magnetic circular dichroism * polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons * DFT
    Kód oboru RIV: CF - Fyzikální chemie a teoretická chemie
    Obor OECD: Physical chemistry
    Impakt faktor: 2.836, rok: 2017

    Absorption and magnetic circular dichroism (MCD) spectroscopies are powerful and simple methods to discriminate among various compounds. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons provide particularly strong signal, which, for example, facilitates their detection in the environment. However, interpretation of the spectra is often based on quantum-chemical simulations, providing a limited precision only. In the present work, we use time-dependent density functional theory and complete active space second-order perturbation theories to understand spectral features observed in a series of naphthalene, anthracene, phenanthrene, and three larger compounds. The electronic computations provided reasonable agreement with the experiment for the smaller molecules, while a large error persisted for the bigger ones. However, many discrepancies could be explained by vibrational splitting of the electronic transitions across the entire spectral range. Compared to plain absorption, MCD spectral bands and their vibrational splitting were more specific for each aromatic molecule. The computational tools allowing simulations of detailed vibrational features in the electronic spectra thus promise to open a qualitatively new chapter in the spectroscopy of aromatic compounds.
    Trvalý link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0279010