Accession Number:

AD0781384

Title:

Vibrational Matrix Elements of the Quadrupole Moment of N2(X singlet Sigma(g)(+)).

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Report Date:

1974-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The quadrupole moment of the ground state of molecular nitrogen has been calculated with accurate Hartree-Fock and generalized valence bond wavefunctions. Its dependence on internuclear separation differs markedly in the two approximations, which reflects the inability of the Hartree-Fock wavefunction to correctly describe dissociation. This difference has a substantial effect on the calculated vibrational matrix elements of the molecular quadrupole moment, especially for large off-diagonality. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE