Ultrafast proton coupled electron transfer (PCET) dynamics in 9-anthranol-aliphatic amine system
1 Radiation & Photochemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai, – 400 085, INDIA
2 Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy, Max Born Strasse 2A, D-12489, Berlin, Germany
Femtosecond infrared absorption studies strongly suggest that photoexcited 9-anthranol takes part in an ultrafast electron transfer (ET) reaction in electron-donating triethylamine solvent, but that ultrafast proton coupled electron transfer (PCET) occurs in diethylamine solvent.
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