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Laser Chemistry
Volume 19, Issue 1-4, Pages 283-285

Ultrafast Photodissociation of Hydrogen From Ru(PPh3)3(CO)(H)2: A Time-Resolved Infrared Study

1Chemistry Department, The University of York, Heslington, York Y015DD, United Kingdom
2Chemistry Department, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG72RD, United Kingdom

Received 30 April 1997

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Microsecond and picosecond time-resolved infrared studies of Ru(PPh3)3(CO)(H)2 have demonstrated that reductive elimination of H2 is complete within 5 ps of UV photolysis.