Title

Inelastic Vibrational Dynamics of CS in Collision with H2 Using a Full-dimensional Potential Energy Surface

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-31-2018

Publication Title

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

Volume

20

Issue

45

First page number:

28425

Last page number:

28434

Abstract

We report a six-dimensional (6D) potential energy surface (PES) for the CS–H2 system computed using high-level electronic structure theory and fitted using a hybrid invariant polynomial method. Full-dimensional quantum close-coupling scattering calculations have been carried out using this potential for rotational and, for the first time, vibrational quenching transitions of CS induced by H2. State-to-state cross sections and rate coefficients for rotational transitions in CS from rotational levels j1 = 0–5 in the ground vibrational state are compared with previous theoretical results obtained using a rigid-rotor approximation. For vibrational quenching, state-to-state and total cross sections and rate coefficients were calculated for the vibrational transitions in CS(v1 = 1,j1) + H2(v2 = 0,j2) → CS(v1′ = 0,j1′) + H2(v2′ = 0,j2′) collisions, for j1 = 0–5. Cross sections for collision energies in the range 1 to 3000 cm−1 and rate coefficients in the temperature range of 5 to 600 K are obtained for both para-H2 (j2 = 0) and ortho-H2 (j2 = 1) collision partners. Application of the computed results in astrophysics is also discussed.

Disciplines

Physical Chemistry

Language

English


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