The water dimer I: Experimental characterization
- Author(s): Mukhopadhyay, A
- Cole, WTS
- Saykally, RJ
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2015.04.016
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. As the archetype of water hydrogen bonding, the water dimer has been studied extensively by both theory and experiment for nearly seven decades. In this article, we present a detailed chronological review of the experimental dimer studies and the insights into the complex nature of water and hydrogen bonding gained from them. A subsequent letter will review the corresponding theoretical advances.