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Photochemical hole burning in photoadducts of linear polyacenes
Author(s): Mark A. Iannone; Richard A. Mackay; Gary W. Scott; Tomihiro Yamashita
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Paper Abstract

Recent results are reported regarding the low temperature photochemistry and spectroscopy of several photoadducts of linear polyacenes blended into amorphous polymer hosts. The molecules studied are the anthracene-tetracene photoadduct, the 9-bromoanthracene-tetracene photoadduct, both isomers of ditetracene, and the D2h symmetric form of dipentacene (s-dipentacene). Low temperature fluorescence spectra and temperature cycling and matrix effects on photochemical hole burning spectra are presented. A discussion of the photochemical mechanism for some of the photoadducts which requires triplet-triplet absorption at low temperature is also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1213, Photopolymer Device Physics, Chemistry, and Applications, (1 April 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18019
Show Author Affiliations
Mark A. Iannone, Univ. of California/Riverside (United States)
Richard A. Mackay, Univ. of California/Riverside (United States)
Gary W. Scott, Univ. of California/Riverside (United States)
Tomihiro Yamashita, Univ. of California/Riverside (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1213:
Photopolymer Device Physics, Chemistry, and Applications
Roger A. Lessard, Editor(s)

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