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Time-resolved Spectroscopic Studies of Photoexcited Retinal Isomers in Solution and the Mechanism of Photoisomerization

  • Hiro-o Hamaguchi
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 81)

Abstract

The photophysiscs and photochemistry fololwing the photoexcitation of retinal isomers in hydrocarbon solutions have been studied by nanosecond time-resolved spontaneous Raman, nanosecond time-resolved infrared absorption, picosecond time-frequency two-dimensional CARS, picosecond time-resolved fluorescence, and femtosecond visible absorption spectroscopies. The mechanism of the cis-trans photoisomerization of retinal is discussed on the basis of the accumulated time-resolved spectroscopic data.

Keywords

Hydrocarbon Solution Mercury Cadmium Tellurium Retinal Isomer Photoisomerization Quantum Yield Spontaneous Raman Spectroscopy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiro-o Hamaguchi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Basic Science, Graduate School of Multidisciplinary SciencesThe University of TokyoTokyo 153Japan
  2. 2.Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)Kawasaki 213Japan

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