The permanent electric dipole moments for the A 2Π and B 2Σ+ states and the hyperfine interactions in the A 2Π state of lanthanum monoxide, LaO

Timothy Steimle, Wilton Virgo

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The series ScO, YO, and LAO are prototypical examples of transition-metal-oxide bonded molecules. This paper discusses the work on LaO which resulted in the first complete set of dipole moment measurements for the X2Σ+, A2π1/2, A2π3/2 and B2Σ+ states for any of these monoxides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6012-6020
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Issue number14
StatePublished - Apr 8 2002


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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