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Will NaOH be Raman or IR active?
« on: May 27, 2018, 02:22:56 AM »
Is there any reason why it wouldn't be, and what would its spectra look like?

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Re: Will NaOH be Raman or IR active?
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2018, 12:33:23 PM »
You mean in the solid? Like every other salt,  the will be very low frequency lattice vibrations.  And there will be an OH stretch most likely.
What men are poets who can speak of Jupiter if he were like a man, but if he is an immense spinning sphere of methane and ammonia must be silent?  - Richard P. Feynman

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