Chang YC1, Luo Z, Pan Y, Zhang Z, Song YN, Kuang SY, Yin QZ, Lau KC, Ng CY.
Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Apr 21;17(15):9780-93. doi: 10.1039/c5cp00371g.By employing two-color visible (VIS)-ultraviolet (UV) laser photoionization and pulsed field ionization-photoelectron (PFI-PE) techniques, we have obtained highly rotationally resolved photoelectron spectra for vanadium monocarbide cations (VC(+)). The state-to-state VIS-UV-PFI-PE spectra thus obtained allow unambiguous assignments for the photoionization rotational transitions, resulting in a highly precise value for the adiabatic ionization energy (IE) of vanadium monocarbide (VC), IE(VC) = 57512. Read More