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Publication Citation: Microwave Spectra of Molecules of Astrophysical Interest XXVI. Acetic Acid (CH3COOH)

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Author(s): Vadim V. Ilyushin; I Kleiner; Francis J. Lovas;
Title: Microwave Spectra of Molecules of Astrophysical Interest XXVI. Acetic Acid (CH3COOH)
Published: February 19, 2008
Abstract: The microwave spectrum of acetic acid is critically reviewed and supplemented with spectral frequency calculations derived from the rotation-torsion analysis. A simultaneous analysis of the torsional ground state, vt = 0, and first and second torsionally excited states, vt = 1 and 2, was carried out using so-called rho axis method . The primary objective of this review is to provide radio astronomers with complete spectral coverage over the 1 GHz to 400 GHz range for the ground and vt = 1 states, covering rotational quantum numbers J = 30, and |Ka| = 15.
Citation: Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data
Volume: 37
Issue: 1
Pages: pp. 97 - 265
Keywords: acetic acid;internal rotation;interstellar molecule;microwave spectrum;radio astronomy;rotational transitions
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