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Intramolecular Electron Transfer in the Liquid Phase

  • Jean Pierre Launay

Abstract

Intramolecular electron transfer is currently the subject of much experimental and theoretical studies, due to its wide occurence in diverse fields of chemistry, physics and biology1. From a fundamental point of view, it is one of the simplest conceivable chemical reactions. Its study in discrete molecular species is a very active research topic and could lead to a better understanding of the process of charge migration in condensed matter. This studies are performed on chemical systems containing two redox sites linked by some kind of bridge. In addition to their interest for fundamental research, such systems can be considered as precursors of “molecular” electronic devices2.

Keywords

Electron Transfer Potential Energy Curve Electronic Coupling Intramolecular Electron Transfer Vibronic Coupling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Pierre Launay
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Chimie des Métaux de TransitionUniversité Pierre et Marie CurieParis Cedex 05France

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