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Photoinduced electron transfer across an organic molecular wall: octa acid encapsulated ESIPT dyes as electron donors

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Abstract

Efficient photoinduced electron transfer from proton transfer dyes encapsulated within water soluble supramolecular host octa acid to electron acceptors present outside the capsule was observed in aqueous solution. N-Methylpyridinium iodide was found to be the best acceptor compared to 4,4′-dimethylviologen dichloride, most likely due to its better binding with the exterior of the host octa acid walls.

Graphical abstract: Photoinduced electron transfer across an organic molecular wall: octa acid encapsulated ESIPT dyes as electron donors

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The article was received on 22 Feb 2017, accepted on 19 May 2017 and first published on 22 May 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00065K
Citation: Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2017,16, 840-844
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    Photoinduced electron transfer across an organic molecular wall: octa acid encapsulated ESIPT dyes as electron donors

    F. S. Santos, E. Ramasamy, V. Ramamurthy and F. S. Rodembusch, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2017, 16, 840
    DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00065K

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