Photo-Induced and Spontaneous Proton Tunneling in Molecular Solids

  1. Douglas C. Neckers2,
  2. David H. Volman3 and
  3. Günther Von Bünau4
  1. H. Peter Trommsdorff

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133552.ch3

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 24

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 24

How to Cite

Trommsdorff, H. P. (1998) Photo-Induced and Spontaneous Proton Tunneling in Molecular Solids, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 24 (eds D. C. Neckers, D. H. Volman and G. Von Bünau), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133552.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California

  3. 4

    Physikalische Chemie, Universität Siegen, Germany

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire de Spectrométrie Physique, Université J. Fourier Grenoble-CNRS (UMR 5588), F-38402 St. Martin d'Héres Cx, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471282730

Online ISBN: 9780470133552

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Keywords:

  • quantum mechanical tunneling;
  • proton tunneling;
  • proton transfer;
  • nonphotochemical hole burning;
  • hydrogen atom transfer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Quantum Mechanical Tunneling

  • Experimental Methods

  • Proton Tunneling in Symmetric and Near-Symmetric Potential Energy Surface

  • Proton Transfer between Chemically Different Acceptor Sites

  • Conclusion