Solvent Dynamics by Transient Holeburning: Nonpolar Versus Polar Solutes

  • Tai Jong Kang
  • Jongwan Yu
  • M. Berg
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 53)


Solvent interactions with the electronic states of a non-polar solute are measured with transient holeburning. Large interactions much more rapid than dielectric relaxation are observed.


Solvent Interaction Excited State Absorption Polar Solute Solvent Dynamics Polarization Relaxation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tai Jong Kang
    • 1
  • Jongwan Yu
    • 1
  • M. Berg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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