Synthesis and photoinduced electron transfer studies of a Tri(Phenothiazine)-subphthalocyanine-fullerene pentad

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2013-09-06
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KC, Chandra B.
Lim, Gary N.
Zandler, Melvin E.
D'Souza, Francis
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Kc, Chandra B.; Lim, Gary N.; Zandler, Melvin E.; D'Souza, Francis. 2013. Synthesis and photoinduced electron transfer studies of a Tri(Phenothiazine)-subphthalocyanine-fullerene pentad. Organic Letters, vol. 15:no. 17:ppg. 4612–4615

Abstract

A novel donor acceptor pentad featuring subphthalocyanine and fullerene as the primary electron donor and acceptor, and three phenothiazine entities as secondary hole transferring agents, have been newly synthesized and characterized as an photosynthetic reaction center model compound. Occurrences of ultrafast photoinduced electron transfer (PET) and slower charge recombination are witnessed in the pentad from the femtosecond and nanosecond transient absorption studies.

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