Low Temperature Physics: 32, 1042 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2389011 (8 pages)
Физика Низких Температур: Том 32, Выпуск 11 (Ноябрь 2006), c. 1372-1381 ( к оглавлению , назад )
Comparative study of structure and photo-induced reactivity of malonaldehyde and acetylacetone isolated in nitrogen matrices
A. Trivella1, S. Coussan1, T. Chiavassa1, P. Theulé1, C. Manca2, and P. Roubin1
1Laboratoire PIIM, Université de Provence, Centre Saint-Jérôme, Marseille F-13 397, cedex 20, France
2Laboratorium fur Physikalische Chemie, ETH Zurich, Zurich CH-8093, Switzerland
Received May 4, 2006, revised July 14, 2006
Structure and reactivity of the eight enolic forms (one chelated and seven non-chelated) of malonaldehyde and acetylacetone are compared through theoretical and experimental data.
Ground-state geometries, energies, and vibrational frequencies are calculated with the B3LYP/6–311++G(2d, 2p) model chemistry. The electronic delocalisation as well as the cis/trans rotamer properties are analysed. The hydrogen bond strength of the chelated forms can
be estimated by the energy difference between chelated and non-chelated forms, and its enhancement
due to methyl-induced electron release is estimated at 1.7 kcal·mol–1. UV- and IR-induced reactivity of molecules isolated in nitrogen matrices is studied by means of FT–IR
spectrometry. Interconversion between rotamers is the main process observed for both molecules,
only some among the seven non-chelated forms being created.
Ключевые слова: FT-IR spectrometry, cis/trans rotamer, properties, H-bond strength, electronic delocalization.