Wavepacket Splitting in the First 100 fs Determines the Products from the Bond Cleavage of Diphenylmethylchloride

C.F. Sailer, N. Krebs, B.P. Fingerhut, R. de Vivie-Riedle, E. Riedle, M. Chergui, A. Taylor, S. Cundiff, R. de Vivie-Riedle, K. Yamagouchi
2013 EPJ Web of Conferences  
An elementary chemical reaction proceeds through two distinct conical intersections. Benzhydryl radicals are formed with a delay of 80 fs, cations after 125 fs. The optical signal increases more slowly due to planarization and solvation. 05042-p.3
doi:10.1051/epjconf/20134105042 fatcat:i7z32irijbdl7au3vlkgygutwa