Accession Number : AD0713100

Title :   A MOLECULAR ORBITAL INTERPRETATION OF THE SOFT X-RAY L(11,111) EMISSION AND ABSORPTION SPECTRA FROM SOME TITANIUM AND VANADIUM COMPOUNDS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Jun 69-Jan 70,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE MATERIALS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Fischer,David W.

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : A molecular-orbital energy-level diagram is constructed and used to interpret the metal-ion L(11,111) X-ray emission and absorption spectra from the oxides, nitrides, carbides, and borides of titanium and vanadium. It is shown that the MO model provides a more accurate description of the experimental results than did the ionic model and crossover transition theory. Specific electronic transitions are assigned to spectral components. Anomalous emission peaks which fall on the low energy side of the main L(111) band are found to originate in molecular orbitals which are primarily associated with ligand 2p and 2s levels. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TITANIUM COMPOUNDS, *X RAY SPECTROSCOPY), (*VANADIUM COMPOUNDS, X RAY SPECTROSCOPY), MOLECULAR ORBITALS, ELECTRON TRANSITIONS, OXIDES, NITRIDES, CARBIDES, BORIDES

Subject Categories : Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE