An electrochemical and photophysical study of a covalently linked inorganic-organic dyad

Axel Kahnt, Leo Philipp Heiniger, Shi Xia Liu, Xiaoyan Tu, Zhiping Zheng, Andreas Hauser, Silvio Decurtins, Dirk M. Guldi

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Abstract

A molecular donor-acceptor dyad comprising a hexarhenium cluster core, [Re6(m3-Se)8]2+, and a fullerene moiety which are covalently linked through a pyridine ligand was synthesized and fully characterized. The electrochemical and photophysical properties are reported. The detailed study includes cyclic voltammetry, steady-state absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy, radiation chemistry and transient absorption spectroscopy. A light-induced electron transfer between the inorganic cluster moiety and the fullerene can be excluded. However, a light-induced energy transfer from the rhenium cluster to the fullerene is proposed

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)651-658
Number of pages8
JournalChemPhysChem
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 22 2010

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Keywords

  • Cluster compounds
  • Cyclic voltammetry
  • Energy transfer
  • Fullerenes radiation chemistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Kahnt, A., Heiniger, L. P., Liu, S. X., Tu, X., Zheng, Z., Hauser, A., ... Guldi, D. M. (2010). An electrochemical and photophysical study of a covalently linked inorganic-organic dyad. ChemPhysChem, 11(3), 651-658. https://doi.org/10.1002/cphc.200900728