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Problem 14.4: Two potential energy curves are shown

Potential 1

Potential 2

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The potential energy curves are shown (PE given in eV and distance is given in Bohr radii) for two diatomic molecules with the same reduced mass.

  1. What part of these curves relates to the moment of inertia and keff?
  2. Determine which molecule has the larger moment of inertia and the larger keff.
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