Chapter 2. Electronic Conduction in Photoactive Metallo-wires

  1. Prof. Michael M. Haley3 and
  2. Prof. Rik R. Tykwinski4
  1. Anthony Harriman1 and
  2. Raymond Ziessel2

Published Online: 13 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607994.ch2

Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials

Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials

How to Cite

Harriman, A. and Ziessel, R. (2006) Electronic Conduction in Photoactive Metallo-wires, in Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials (eds M. M. Haley and R. R. Tykwinski), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607994.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403-1253, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G2, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Newcastle, Molecular Photonics Laboratory, School of Natural Sciences, Bedson Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE 1 7RU, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Laboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire, Ecole Européenne de Chimie Polymères et Matériaux (ECPM), 25, rue Becquerel, 67087 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312245

Online ISBN: 9783527607990

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Keywords:

  • carbon-rich compounds;
  • electronic conduction in photoactive metallo-wires;
  • attenuation along molecular bridges;
  • information transfer;
  • molecular-scale switches

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Attenuation along Molecular Bridges

  • Information Transfer

    • Intramolecular Triplet Energy Transfer

    • Short Covalent Bridges

    • Supramolecular Systems

    • Prolonging the Excited State Lifetime

    • Long-range Triplet Energy Transfer

  • Molecular-scale Switches

  • Perspectives

  • Experimental: Selected Procedures

    • General Procedure for the Preparation of the Mononuclear [RuLn]

    • General Procedure for the Preparation of the Hetero-Dinuclear Complexes 811 and 815

    • Synthesis at the Complex