[Hikaru Kuramochi] Development of extreme electronic spectroscopy for visualizing multi-dimensional chemical reaction dynamics

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Hikaru Kuramochi

National Institutes of Natural Science
Institute for Molecular Science


Chemical reactions proceed on a complex potential energy surface with a vast degree of freedom of nuclear coordinates. For unraveling (and manipulating) the underlying molecular mechanisms, it is desirable to map out the potential energy surface, which has been a central interest in both experimental and theoretical chemistry. In this project, I will develop an extreme electronic spectroscopy and aim to visualize the migration of wavepacket on reactive potential energy surfaces with excellent structural information and unprecedented time resolution.

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