Energy Transfer

  • Okitsugu Kajimoto


Energy transfer is the fundamental process for energy accumulation and dissipation in a molecular ensemble or assembly. Chemical reactions, for example, occur as a result of vibrational energy accumulation into a specific bond of the molecule. Vibrational energy can be accumulated via a series of collisions with other molecules or via internal conversion from an other electronic state without collisions.


Energy Transfer Internal Conversion Acceptor Molecule Vibrational Relaxation Vibronic Band 
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