Electronic Excitations in Pentacene Films: Singlet versus Triplet Dynamics

  • Henning Marciniak
  • Bert Nickel
  • Stefan Lochbrunner
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Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 92)


Polarization dependent femtosecond spectroscopy shows that photoexcited excitons in microcrystalline pentacene films decay within 70 fs to a non fluorescing singlet species. On the picosecond time scale, a small fraction of triplet excitons forms.


Excited State Absorption Triplet Exciton Frenkel Exciton Fission Rate Transient Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henning Marciniak
    • 1
  • Bert Nickel
    • 2
  • Stefan Lochbrunner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für PhysikUniversität RostockRostockGermany
  2. 2.Fakultät für Physik und CeNSLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchenGermany

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