The permanent electric dipole moments of the ground, and the low-lying excited electronic states of platinum monocarbide, PtC, platinum monoxide, PtO, and platinum monosulfide, PtS, were measured using a molecular beam optical Stark spectroscopic scheme. The determined values were (in Debye): PtO(X 3Σ-) 2.77(2); PtO(A1Σ+) 1.15(4); PtS[X(Ω = 0)] 1.78(2); PtS[β(Ω = 0)] 0.54(6); PtC(X1Σ+) 0.99(5); and PtC(A1Π) 2.454(3). These results, along with the previous results for PtN(X 2Π1/2) 1.977(9); PtN(d4Π1/2) 1.05(9) [J. Chem. Phys. 102, 643 (1995)], are used as a basis for a discussion of the nature of the electronic states.
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