5. Base Pair Sequence and Hole Transfer through DNA: Rational Design of Molecular Wires

  1. Prof. Dr. Laurens D. A. Siebbeles and
  2. Dr. Ferdinand C. Grozema
  1. Josh Vura-Weis,
  2. Frederick D. Lewis,
  3. Mark A. Ratner and
  4. Michael R. Wasielewski

Published Online: 31 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633074.ch5

Charge and Exciton Transport through Molecular Wires

Charge and Exciton Transport through Molecular Wires

How to Cite

Vura-Weis, J., Lewis, F. D., Ratner, M. A. and Wasielewski, M. R. (2011) Base Pair Sequence and Hole Transfer through DNA: Rational Design of Molecular Wires, in Charge and Exciton Transport through Molecular Wires (eds L. D. A. Siebbeles and F. C. Grozema), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633074.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Delft University of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Optoelectronic Materials Section, Julianalaan 136, 2628 BL Delft, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Argonne/Northwestern Solar Energy Research (ANSER) Center, Department of Chemistry, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-3113, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325016

Online ISBN: 9783527633074

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Keywords:

  • donor–bridge–acceptor (D–B–A) systems;
  • charge transfer;
  • photoexcitation;
  • time-resolved fluorescence;
  • energy level diagram;
  • hole hopping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Spectral Signatures of Charge Transfer

  • Charge Injection into A-Tracts

  • Crossover from Superexchange to Hopping in Sa–An–Sd

  • Symmetry Breaking in Sa–An–Sa

  • Influence of a Single G on Charge Transport

  • Molecular Wire Behavior in Sa–A2–3G1–7–Sd

  • Charge Transfer through Alternating Sequences

  • Theoretical Descriptions of Charge Transfer through DNA

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References