Electron Transfer Reactions from the First Excited Singlet State of a Polymethine Cyanine Dye

  • D. Doizi
  • J. C. Mialocq
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 38)

Abstract

Photoactivated electron transfer reactions are of great importance for possible applications in the chemical storage of solar energy. However, whereas such reactions are very efficient “in vivo” in natural photosynthesis [1, 2], they appear to be less efficient “in vitro” [3–7].

Keywords

Benzene Recombination Iodide Photosynthesis Cyanine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Doizi
    • 1
  • J. C. Mialocq
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de Physico-Chimie, Section Chimie MoléculaireLRMCI (LA 331) CEN-SaclayGif-sur Yvette CedexFrance

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