The vibrational spectrum of indole: An inelastic neutron scattering study

Tomkinson, J., Riesz, J., Meredith, P. and Parker, S.F. (2008) The vibrational spectrum of indole: An inelastic neutron scattering study. Chemical Physics, 345 2-3: 230-238. doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2007.06.007


Author Tomkinson, J.
Riesz, J.
Meredith, P.
Parker, S.F.
Title The vibrational spectrum of indole: An inelastic neutron scattering study
Journal name Chemical Physics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0301-0104
Publication date 2008-04-18
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.chemphys.2007.06.007
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 345
Issue 2-3
Start page 230
End page 238
Total pages 9
Editor Chergui, M.
Hochastrasser, R.M.
Domcke, W.
Place of publication Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier BV
Language eng
Subject C1
970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
030699 Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified
Abstract We have obtained the first inelastic neutron scattering spectra of indole, a fundamental component of many important bio-molecular systems, including the amino acid tryptophan. Spectra of the powder, aligned crystals, and 1,3-dideuteroindole are given. This has provided the first clear comparison with ab initio frequency calculations of indole in the vapour and crystal phases. Details are extracted and assignment schemes given. The use of these indole assignments as a basis for understanding the spectra of substituted indoles is demonstrated by the assignment of the inelastic neutron scattering spectra of the 5- and 6-fluoroindoles.
Keyword Chemistry, Physical
Physics, Atomic, Molecular & Chemical
Chemistry
Physics
CHEMISTRY, PHYSICAL
PHYSICS, ATOMIC, MOLECULAR & CHEMICAL
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: 2009 Higher Education Research Data Collection
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