Imaging the ring opening reaction of 1,3-cyclohexadiene with MeV ultrafast electron diffraction
1 Stanford PULSE Institute, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, USA
2 SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, USA
3 Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, USA
4 Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
5 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, USA
6 Institut filr Physik und Astronomie, Universitat Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
7 School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
8 Department of Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, USA
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Published online: 16 April 2019
We resolve the structural dynamics of the ultrafast photoinduced ring opening reaction of 1,3-cyclohexadiene in space and time employing megaelectronvolt gas phase ultrafast electron diffraction. We, furthermore, observe coherent large amplitude motions of the photoproduct.
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