Reaction of Cl with CD4 excited to the second C-D stretching overtone.

  title={Reaction of Cl with CD4 excited to the second C-D stretching overtone.},
  author={Marion R. Martin and Davida J. Ankeny Brown and Albert Sean Chiou and Richard N. Zare},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={126 4},
The effects of vibrational excitation on the Cl+CD(4) reaction are investigated by preparing three nearly isoenergetic vibrational states: mid R:3000 at 6279.66 cm(-1), |2100> at 6534.20 cm(-1), and |1110> at 6764.24 cm(-1), where |D(1)D(2)D(3)D(4)> identifies the number of vibrational quanta in each C-D oscillator. Vibrational excitation of the perdeuteromethane is via direct infrared pumping. The reaction is initiated by photolysis of molecular chlorine at 355 nm. The nascent methyl radical… 
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