Very large acceleration of the photoinduced electron transfer in a Ru(bpy)3-naphthalene bisimide dyad bridged on the naphthyl core

Frédérique Chaignon, Magnus Falkenström, Susanne Karlsson, Errol Blart, Fabrice Odobel, Leif Hammarström

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By linking a naphthalenebisimide (NBI) unit to [Ru(bpy)3] 2+ on the naphthyl core the rate of photoinduced Ru-to-NBI electron transfer was 1000-fold increased compared to the case with a conventional linking on the nitrogen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-66
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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