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Diatomic Spectral Database
Frank J. Lovas, Eberhard Tiemann,1
J. S. Coursey, S. A. Kotochigova, J. Chang, K. Olsen, and R. A. Dragoset

NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory

1 Institut für Quantenoptik, Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany

These tables represent the first part of a series of critical reviews on the microwave spectra of molecules. All of the rotational spectral lines observed and reported in the open literature for 121 diatomic molecules have been tabulated. The isotopic molecular species, assigned quantum numbers, observed frequency, estimated measurement uncertainty, and reference are given for each transition reported. In addition to rectifying a number of misprints and errors in the literature cited. The derived molecular properties, such as rotational constants, hyperfine structure constants, electric dipole moments, rotational g-factors and internuclear distances are listed with one standard deviation uncertainties for all species.
  1. Introduction
  2. General Description of the Tables
  3. 1Σ-Ground State Molecules
  4. 3Σ-Ground State Molecules
  5. 2Π-Ground State Molecules
  6. Evaluation of the Spectral Data
  7. Molecular Constant and Spectral Line Tables
  8. Equilibrium Internuclear Distances
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. References to the Text
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NIST Standard Reference Database 114
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Online: July 2002  -  Last update: November 2005
These databases were funded [in part] by NIST's Standard Reference Data Program (SRDP) and by NIST's Systems Integration for Manufacturing Applications (SIMA) Program.
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