Investigations of an O—H···S hydrogen bond via Car-Parrinello and path integral molecular dynamics.
The presence of intramolecular hydrogen bonds influences the binding energy, tautomeric equilibrium, and spectroscopic properties of various classes of organic molecules. This article discusses the OH · · · S bridge, one of the less commonly investigated types of intramolecular interactions. 3‐mercapto‐1,3‐diphenylprop‐2‐en‐1‐one was considered as the model structure. This compound exhibits photochromic properties. Car‐Parrinello molecular dynamics (CPMD) was applied to investigate the spectroscopic and molecular properties of this compound in the gas phase and in the solid state. The second part of the study is devoted to the effects of the quantization of nuclear motions, with special attention to the OH · · · S moiety. Path integral molecular dynamics (PIMD) of the molecular crystal of 3‐mercapto‐1,3‐diphenylprop‐2‐en‐1‐one was carried out for this purpose. The employment of this fully quantum mechanical technique enables one to study, in a time‐averaged sense, the zero‐point motion important for flat potential energy surfaces. Finally, the potentials of mean force (Pmfs) were calculated from the CPMD and PIMD data obtained for the solid‐state calculations. The effect of including quantum nuclear motion was investigated. In the studied compound, quantum effects shortened the H‐bridge and provided a better description of the free energy minimum. The computational results place this uncommon intramolecular H‐bonding among the class of strong hydrogen bonds with large red shifts of OH stretching modes, which correspond well with previously presented experimental data in the literature concerning this structure.
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