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Tables Annuelles Internationales de Constantes et Données numériques

Nature volume 141, page 997 (04 June 1938) | Download Citation



THESE sections contain very complete numerical data on molecular spectra of diatomic and of polyatomic molecules. In addition, the derived quantities—electronic levels, fundamental vibration frequencies, anharmonie coefficients, moments of inertia, atomic distances, linkage force constants, and dissociation energies—are presented in an accessible and systematic way, and many of the relationships explained by potential energy curves. The tables will prove invaluable to both physicists and chemists interested in the problems of molecular structure, and the simplicity of the arrangement will give confidence to those who may hesitate before attempting to seek the solution to a query in the complexities of the original literature. To the critical survey of molecular spectra is appended a bibliography and element-index of the numerous papers on atomic spectra which have appeared in the period 1931-34.

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