Chapter 26. Photosensitive Optical Properties of Zeolitic Nanocomposites

  1. Dr. Franco Laeri1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth2,
  3. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Simon3 and
  4. Dr. Michael Wark4
  1. Katrin Hoffmann,
  2. Ute Resch-Genger and
  3. Frank Marlow

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602674.ch26

Host-Guest-Systems Based on Nanoporous Crystals

Host-Guest-Systems Based on Nanoporous Crystals

How to Cite

Hoffmann, K., Resch-Genger, U. and Marlow, F. (2005) Photosensitive Optical Properties of Zeolitic Nanocomposites, in Host-Guest-Systems Based on Nanoporous Crystals (eds F. Laeri, F. Schüth, U. Simon and M. Wark), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602674.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Applied Physics, Technical University Darmstadt, Schloßgartenstr. 7, 64289 Darmstadt, Germany

  2. 2

    Max-Planck-Institute of Coal Research, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

  3. 3

    Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen, Professor-Pirlet-Str. 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany

  4. 4

    Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Hannover University, Callinstr. 3-3a, 30167 Hannover, Germany

Author Information

  1. Max-Planck-Institute of Coal Research, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 AUG 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305018

Online ISBN: 9783527602674

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Keywords:

  • photosensitive optical properties;
  • zeolitic nanocomposites;
  • characterization;
  • UV/Vis spectroscopy;
  • opto-optical switching;
  • azo dye guest/zeolitic host materials;
  • photochromism

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Characterization of Nanocomposites by Polarization-Dependent UV/Vis Spectroscopy

    • Alignment of Guest Molecules

    • Guest Content of Nanocomposites

    • Birefringence of Nanocomposites

    • UV/Vis Spectroscopic Properties of Zeolite-Encapsulated Guest Molecules

  • Opto-Optical Switching of Azo Dye Guest/Zeolitic Host Materials

    • Photochromism

    • Photosensitive Refractive Index Switching

    • Switching Parameters of Zeolite-Based Photosensitive Materials

      • Influence of the Host on Stability of Switching States, Dynamic Range, Sensitivity, and Reversibility

      • Influence of the Guest on Optimum Excitation Wavelength, Stability of Switching States, and Dynamic Range

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References