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Electrochromism of photochromic diarylethene derivative
Author(s): Xinhong Zhou; Shouzhi Pu; Fushi Zhang; Fuqun Zhao; Xuedong Liu; Fengying Xu; Guifang Fan
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Paper Abstract

The diarylethene may undergo photochemical ring-closing reaction and both photochemical and electrochemical ring-opening reaction. Irradiation of the open form with UV light results in essentially quantitative photocyclization to the deeply colored form. The dithienylcyclopentene derivative in their ring-closed forms can undergo ring-opening upon electrochemical oxidation.

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Date Published: 3 January 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5643, Advances in Optical Data Storage Technology, (3 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.580786
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Xinhong Zhou, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Shouzhi Pu, Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal Univ. (China)
Fushi Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Fuqun Zhao, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xuedong Liu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Fengying Xu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Guifang Fan, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5643:
Advances in Optical Data Storage Technology
Duanyi Xu; Kees A. Schouhamer Immink; Keiji Shono, Editor(s)

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