Ultrafast memory loss and energy redistribution in the hydrogen bond network of liquid H2O

@article{Cowan2005UltrafastML,
  title={Ultrafast memory loss and energy redistribution in the hydrogen bond network of liquid H2O},
  author={Michael L. Cowan and Barry D Bruner and Nils Huse and Jason R. Dwyer and Brige P. Chugh and Erik T J Nibbering and Thomas Elsaesser and R. J. Dwayne Miller},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={434},
  pages={199-202}
}
Many of the unusual properties of liquid water are attributed to its unique structure, comprised of a random and fluctuating three-dimensional network of hydrogen bonds that link the highly polar water molecules. One of the most direct probes of the dynamics of this network is the infrared spectrum of the OH stretching vibration, which reflects the distribution of hydrogen-bonded structures and the intermolecular forces controlling the structural dynamics of the liquid. Indeed, water dynamics… Expand
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