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Energy Transfer in Molecular Crystals and Its Influence on Spin Resonance

  • Robert Silbey
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 49)

Abstract

In the past ten years, excitation transfer processes between molecules in condensed phases have been studied in a variety of systems and by a number of methods. However, the naphthalene dimer systems first studied experimentally by Schwoerer and Wolf [1] and theoretically by Haken and Reineker [2] remain the most beautiful model system for these processes. The elegant electron spin echo (ESE) experiments of van der Waals, Schmidt and coworkers [3] on this system were the final word on the experimental side, at least at low temperatures; however, there are still a few theoretical loose ends to clear up, as discussed recently by Schmid and Reineker [4]. In this paper, I discuss these model systems, focussing on the ESE experiments.

Keywords

Triplet State Reduce Density Matrix Dime State Electron Spin Echo Triplet Exciton 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Silbey
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  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Center for Materials Science and EngineeringMassachusetts Institue of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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