Towards Controlling Photochemical Reactivity in Small Polyatomic Molecules in Solution: Difluorodiiodomethane
1 Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
2 School of Basic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh 175 001, India
3 Department of Chemistry, Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH, USA
Ultrafast transient absorption and tools of computational photochemistry monitor the efficient formation of molecular iodine from difluorodiiodomethane promoted to the lowest excited state in inert solvents: this requires significantly larger photon energies in the gas-phase.
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