Rotational spectrum of methoxyamine up to 480 GHz: a laboratory study and astronomical search.

  title={Rotational spectrum of methoxyamine up to 480 GHz: a laboratory study and astronomical search.},
  author={Lucie Kolesnikov{\'a} and Bel{\'e}n Tercero and Elena R. Alonso and J. C. Guillemin and Jos{\'e} Cernicharo and Jos{\'e} Luis Alonso},
  journal={Astronomy and astrophysics},
Aims Methoxyamine is a potential interstellar amine that has been predicted by gas-grain chemical models for the formation of complex molecules. The aim of this work is to provide direct experimental frequencies of its ground-vibrational state in the millimeter- and submillimeter-wave regions to achieve its detection in the interstellar medium. Methods Methoxyamine was chemically liberated from its hydrochloride salt, and its rotational spectrum was recorded at room temperature from 75 to 480… Expand
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