Symmetry-breaking intramolecular charge transfer in the excited state of meso-linked BODIPY dyads
AuthorsWhited, Matthew T.
Patel, Niral M.
Roberts, Sean T.
Djurovich, Peter I.
Bradforth, Stephen E.
Thompson, Mark E.
KAUST Grant NumberKUS-C1-015-21
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/599826
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AbstractWe report the synthesis and characterization of symmetric BODIPY dyads where the chromophores are attached at the meso position, using either a phenylene bridge or direct linkage. Both molecules undergo symmetry-breaking intramolecular charge transfer in the excited state, and the directly linked dyad serves as a visible-light-absorbing analogue of 9,9′-bianthryl.
CitationWhited MT, Patel NM, Roberts ST, Allen K, Djurovich PI, et al. (2012) Symmetry-breaking intramolecular charge transfer in the excited state of meso-linked BODIPY dyads. Chem Commun 48: 284–286. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c1cc12260f.
SponsorsWe acknowledge financial support from the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics (CAMP) (KUS-C1-015-21) of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and Global Photonic Corporation. Femtosecond transient absorption measurements were performed with support from the Department of Energy's Energy Frontier Research Center program (Award: DE-SC0001011). STR acknowledges an ACC-F fellowship from the National Science Foundation (CHE-0937015).
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
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