Vibrational Coherence Reveals the Role of Dark Multiexciton States in Ultrafast Singlet Exciton Fission

  • Artem A. Bakulin
  • Sarah E. Morgan
  • Jan Alster
  • Dassia Egorova
  • Alex Chin
  • Donatas Zigmantas
  • Akshay Rao
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 162)

Abstract

We use 2D electronic photon-echo spectroscopy to study ultrafast singlet exciton fission in pentacene. Our observations and analysis of vibronic coherences provide insight to the role played by dark multiexcitonic states in mediating fission.

OCIS codes

(320.7130) Ultrafast processes in condensed matter Semiconductors (350.6050) Solar energy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Artem A. Bakulin
    • 1
  • Sarah E. Morgan
    • 2
  • Jan Alster
    • 3
  • Dassia Egorova
    • 4
  • Alex Chin
    • 2
  • Donatas Zigmantas
    • 3
  • Akshay Rao
    • 2
  1. 1.FOM Institute AMOLFAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Cavendish LaboratoryUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.Department of Chemical PhysicsLund UniversityLundSweden
  4. 4.Institut für Physikalische ChemieChristian-Albrechts-Universität zu KielKielGermany

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