Suggested Readings

Below is a list of suggested readings for each experiment. Please note, there are no specified additional readings for Experiment #2.

1 IR spectroscopy Herzberg. Infrared and Raman Spectra of Polyatomic Molecules. New York, NY: D. van Nostrand Company, 1945, pp. 14-19, 280-293, and 378-399.
Shoemaker, David P., Carl W. Garland, and Joseph W. Nibler. Experiments in Physical Chemistry. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1995, pp. 404-416. ISBN: 9780070570740.
3 Time-resolved spectroscopy Berlman, I. B. Energy Transfer Parameters of Aromatic Compounds. New York, NY: Academic Press, 1973. ISBN: 9780120926404.
Fleming, G. R. Chemical Applications of Ultrafast Spectroscopy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1986. ISBN: 9780195036442.
Forster, Th. "Transfer Mechanisms of Electronic Excitation." Discussions of the Faraday Society 27 (1959).
Cross, A. J., and G. R. Fleming. "Influence of Inhibitor Binding on the Internal Motions of Lysozyme." Biophysical Journal 50 (1986): 507. (PDF - 1.1 MB)#
Jordanides, et al. "Solvation Dynamics in Protein Environments Studied by Photon Echo Spectroscopy." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 103 (1999): 7995.
4 Nitrogen scission Laplaza, C. E., et al. "Dinitrogen Cleavage by Three-Coordinate Molybdenum (III) Complexes: Mechanistic and Structural Data." Journal of the American Chemical Society 118 (1996): 8623-8638.
Cummins, C. C. "Reductive Cleavage and Related Reactions Leading to Molybdenum-element Multiple Bonds: New Pathways Offered by Three-coordinate Molybdenum (III)." Chemical Communications (1998): 1777-1786. (PDF)#
Laplaza, C. E., and C. C. Cummins. "Dinitrogen Cleavage by a Three-Coordinate Molybdenum (III) Complex." Science 268 (1995): 861-863.
MacKay, B. A., and M. D. Fryzuk. "Dinitrogen Coordination Chemistry: On the Biomimetic Borderlands." Chemical Review 104 (2004): 385-401.