Long-lived charge-separated state produced by photoinduced electron transfer in a zinc imidazoporphyrin-C60 dyad

Yukiyasu Kashiwagi, Kei Ohkubo, James A. McDonald, Iain M. Blake, Maxwell J. Crossley, Yasuyuki Araki, Osamu Ito, Hiroshi Imahori, Shunichi Fukuzumi

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Abstract

(Matrix presented) Photoexcitation of a zinc imidazoporphyrin-fullerene dyad with a short linkage results in formation of the charge-separated state by photoinduced electron transfer. The charge-separated state has a lifetime of 310 μs in benzonitrile at 278 K, which is the longest lifetime in solution ever reported for electron donor-acceptor-linked dyads.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2719-2721
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume5
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - 24 Jul 2003

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