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Laser Chemistry
Volume 19, Issue 1-4, Pages 385-387

Vibrational Mode Coupling to Reverse Electron Transfer in (CN)5FeCNRu(NH3)5 in Solution

Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh 15260, PA, USA

Received 7 April 1997

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We present charge transfer absorption, resonance Raman and time-resolved infrared spectral data for (CN)5FeCNRu(NH3)5 in various solvents. The transient infrared spectra and anisotropies reveal both non-equilibrium vibrational populations of high frequency modes and local solvent heating.