The microwave spectra of 1-cyanobut-3-ene-1-yne, CH2CHCCCN and 1-cyanobut-1-ene-3-yne, HCCCHCHCN

J. August, H. W. Kroto, D. McNaughton, K. Phillips, D. R.M. Walton

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Two molecules related to cyanobutadiyne, HCCCCCN, 1-cyanobut-3-ene-1-yne, CH2CHCCCN, and 1-cyanobut-1-ene-3-yne, HCCCHCHCN, have been synthesized and their microwave spectra assigned. The resulting rotational constants can be used to search for these species in the interstellar medium using radioastronomy. Interstellar information on such species will enable a better understanding of the chemistry responsible for the production of carbon chain molecules in the interstellar medium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)424-430
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Molecular Spectroscopy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1988
Externally publishedYes

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