CENTRO DE QUIMICA INORGANICA "DR. PEDRO J. AYMONINO"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
Photoexcitation, Photoionization and Photofragmentantion of CF3CF2CF2C(O)Cl using Synchrotron Radiation between 13 and 720 eV: a clear evidence of site-specific excitation
BERRUETA MARTÍNEZ, YANINA; BABA, YANINA; ERBEN, MAURICIO FEDERICO; CAVASSO FILHO, REINALDO; ROMANO, ROSANA MARIEL; DELLA VÉDOVA, CARLOS OMAR
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY A
AMER CHEMICAL SOC
Lugar: Washington; Año: 2015 vol. 119 p. 1894 - 1894
The main inner shell ionization edges of gaseous CF3CF2CF2C(O)Cl, including Cl 2p, C 1s, O 1s, and F 1s, have been measured in Total Ion Yield (TIY) mode by using tunable synchrotron radiation, and several resonance transitions have been assigned with the help of quantum chemical calculations. Interestingly, resonance transitions observed in the C 1s region can be assigned to different carbon atoms in the molecule according to the degree of fluorine substitution. Ionic photofragmentation processes have been studied by time-of-flight mass spectrometry in the Photoelectron-Photoion-Coincidence (PEPICO) and Photoelectron-Photoion-Photoion-Coincidence (PEPIPICO) modes. These techniques revealed a ?memory-lost? effect especially around the C 1s region, since the fragmentation events are independent of the energy range considered. Moreover, different fragmentation mechanisms were inferred from these spectra in the valence (13.0−21.0 eV) as well as in the inner (180.0−750.0 eV) electronic energy regions. The vibrational spectral features of CF3CF2CF2C(O)Cl have been interpreted in terms of a conformational equilibrium between two conformations (gauche and anti of the CC single bond with respect to the CCl one) at room temperature, as determined from quantum chemical calculations and the detailed analysis of the infrared spectrum.