Quantum Chemistry/Example 27

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Calculate the frequency of a photon needed to excite CO from the ground vibrational state to the first vibrational state (k=1860 N/m).

C= 12.011u, O =15.999u

Plug the values into the reduced mass equation:

Convert the reduced mass from units of u to kg