DFT calculations of the structures and vibrational spectra of the [Fe(bpy)(3)](2+) and [Ru(bpy)(3)](2+) complexes
Alexander, Bruce D., Dines, Trevor J. and Longhurst, Rayne W. (2008) DFT calculations of the structures and vibrational spectra of the [Fe(bpy)(3)](2+) and [Ru(bpy)(3)](2+) complexes. Chemical Physics, 352 (1-3). pp. 19-27. ISSN 0301-0104 (doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2008.05.010)Full text not available from this repository.
Structures of the [M(bpy)(3)](2+) complexes (M = Fe and Ru) have been calculated at the B3-LYP/DZVP level. IR and Raman spectra were calculated using the optimised geometries, employing a scaled quantum chemical force field, and compared with an earlier normal coordinate analysis of [Ru(bpy)(3) ](2+) which was based upon experimental data alone, and the use of a simplified model. The results of the calculations provide a highly satisfactory fit to the experimental data and the normal coordinate analyses, in terms of potential energy distributions, allow a detailed understanding of the vibrational spectra of both complexes. Evidence is presented for Jahn-Teller distortion in the E-1 MLCT excited state. (C) 2008 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Additional Information:|| First published online: 23 May 2008.  Published in print: 3 September 2008.  University of Dundee for a University Scholarship (to BDA) and The Royal Society of Chemistry for an Analytical Studentship (to RWL).|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||resonance Raman spectroscopy, FTIR spectroscopy, metal complexes, DFT, quantum chemistry, normal coordinate analysis|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QC Physics
|Faculty / Department / Research Groups:||Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Environmental Sciences|
|Last Modified:||17 Oct 2016 09:10|
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