Calculation of temperature-dependent multimode resonance Raman line shapes for harmonic potential surfaces

Richard Friesner, Montgomery Pettitt, John M. Jean

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An exact form for the time dependent resonance Raman kernel at finite temperature is derived under the assumption that the ground and excited state potential surfaces of the system are harmonic. The resultant expression can be evaluated by matrix algebra and Fourier transformed numerically to recover Raman scattering and excitation profiles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2918-2926
Number of pages9
JournalThe Journal of Chemical Physics
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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