Qualitative analysis of molecular rotation starting from inter-nuclear potential
Université du Littoral,
B.P. 5526, 59379 Dunkerque Cedex, France
Revised: 4 May 1999
Published online: 15 September 1999
We study how qualitative features of the molecular rotational dynamics can be derived directly from the internuclear (vibrational) potential. This approach is presented on the example of a tetrahedral molecule A4 using several increasingly elaborated models of the potential.
PACS: 33.15.Mt – Rotation, vibration, and vibration-rotation constants / 33.20.Vq – Vibration-rotation analysis
© EDP Sciences, Società Italiana di Fisica, Springer-Verlag, 1999