• Solvation dynamics of a charge bubble in water

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    • Keywords


      Solvation dynamics; ultrafast spectroscopy; ionic mobility; electron solvation

    • Abstract


      A microscopic theory is used to calculate the solvation-time correlation function, (S(t)), of a light, non-stationary charge bubble in water. The calculated correlation function is found to be similar to the energy-time correlation function of a solvated electron. The ionic mobility of a charge bubble of the size of the hydrated electron is also calculated. It is found that the mobility of the charge plays a very important role in its own solvation.

    • Author Affiliations


      Ranjit Biswas1 Biman Bagchi1 2

      1. Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012, India
      2. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur, Bangalore - 560 064, India
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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