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Editor: Greta Heydenrych; Editorial Board Chairs: Christian Amatore, Michael Grätzel, Michel Orrit

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 8/35 (Physics Atomic Molecular & Chemical); 50/144 (Chemistry Physical)

Online ISSN: 1439-7641

Associated Title(s): Advanced Materials, ChemBioChem, ChemCatChem, ChemElectroChem, ChemPhotoChem, ChemSusChem, Small

Cover Picture: Enhanced Operational Stability of the Up-Conversion Fluorescence in Films of Palladium–Porphyrin End-Capped Poly(pentaphenylene) (ChemPhysChem 7/2005)

6_07/2005The cover picture shows poly(laddertype pentaphenylene) hosts end-capped with palladium tetratolylporphyrin guest moieties. After absorption of photons (green arrows) in the singlet Q-band of the porphyrin molecule, due to effective intersystem crossing, the porphyrin's long-lived triplet state is populated. In their Communication on page 1250 Baluschev et al. consider the excited triplet states as a reservoir of excited states for the subsequent energy transfer (grey arrows) leading to up-conversion photoluminescence (blue arrow) of the host molecules. Phosphorescence emission of the guest molecules is also observed (red arrow).

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