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Large Increase of the Lifetime of a Charge-Separated State in a Molecular Triad Induced by Hydrogen-Bonding Solvent

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  • Jihane Hankache,

    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tammannstrasse 4, 37077 Göttingen (Germany), Fax: (+49) 551-39-33-73
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  • Prof. Dr. Oliver S. Wenger

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    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tammannstrasse 4, 37077 Göttingen (Germany), Fax: (+49) 551-39-33-73
    • Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tammannstrasse 4, 37077 Göttingen (Germany), Fax: (+49) 551-39-33-73
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Abstract

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Life of triad: The lifetime of a charge-separated state (see figure) increases from about 50 to 2000 ns when the solvent is changed from aprotic CH2Cl2 to the strong hydrogen-bond donor hexafluoroisopropanol.

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