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Rotational Analysis of the A2II–X2Σ+ System of MgCl

Naturevolume 192page1182 (1961) | Download Citation



ALTHOUGH the internuclear distances in the diatomic halides of the typical elements of Groups I and III are known, often very precisely, few values are available for the diatomic alkaline earth halides. Following the rotational analysis1 of the C2II–X2Σ+ system of CaCl, we have now completed an analysis of the 0–0 and part of the 0–1 bands of the A2II–X2Σ+ system of MgCl, from absorption spectrograms taken in a third order of a 6.5-m. grating instrument.

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  1. 1

    Morgan, E., and Barrow, R. F., Nature, 185, 754 (1960).

  2. 2

    Akishin, P. A., et al., see Bastiansen and Lund, Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem., 10, 43 (1959).

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  1. Physical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford

    • E. MORGAN
    •  & R. F. BARROW


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