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A study of the spiropyran–merocyanine system using ion mobility-mass spectrometry: experimental support for the cisoid conformation

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Abstract

The spiropyran–merocyanine system was studied using ion mobility-mass spectrometry (IM-MS) and three major conformers were identified. Assignment of conformers is based on DFT-B3LYP energy minimized structures and collision cross-sections as light-induced changes in IM-MS. The three conformers were assigned to the spiropyran, cisoid and transoid structures.

Graphical abstract: A study of the spiropyran–merocyanine system using ion mobility-mass spectrometry: experimental support for the cisoid conformation

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The article was received on 07 Oct 2013, accepted on 18 Nov 2013 and first published on 20 Nov 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47697A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 3424-3426
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    A study of the spiropyran–merocyanine system using ion mobility-mass spectrometry: experimental support for the cisoid conformation

    R. A. Rogers, A. R. Rodier, J. A. Stanley, N. A. Douglas, X. Li and W. J. Brittain, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 3424
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47697A

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