EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 205, 2019XXI International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena 2018 (UP 2018)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Ultrafast Photochemistry and Photosynthesis|
|Published online||16 April 2019|
Towards understanding triiodide photochemistry in the solid state by femtosecond electron diffraction
1 Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg, Germany
2 Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging, University of Hamburg, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg, Germany
3 School of Chemistry and EaStCHEM Research School, University of Edinburgh, The King’s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JJ, United Kingdom
4 Departments of Chemistry and Physics, University of Toronto, 80 St. George Street, Toronto M5S 3H6, Canada
Published online: 16 April 2019
The photochemistry of the triiodide anion has been investigated by femtosecond electron diffraction. The time-resolved signal indicates the presence of reaction products and large-amplitude coherent motion produced by participating species. To reconstruct the atomic detail of the reaction and identify the major contributors to the detected signal, we outline the approach for atomic-level reconstruction.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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