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Interactions between alkanes and aromatic molecules: a rotational study of pyridine–methane

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The rotational spectrum of the adduct pyridine–methane shows that methane links to an aromatic molecule apparently through a C–H⋯π weak hydrogen bond. The shape and the internal dynamics behaviour of this complex are very similar to that of the van der Waals complexes involving aromatic molecules with rare gases.

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The article was received on 15 Jan 2014, accepted on 11 Feb 2014 and first published on 11 Feb 2014


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C4CP00204K
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Citation: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014,16, 13041-13046
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    Interactions between alkanes and aromatic molecules: a rotational study of pyridine–methane

    Q. Gou, L. Spada, M. Vallejo-López, A. Lesarri, E. J. Cocinero and W. Caminati, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 13041
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CP00204K

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