Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines—Correlation of Molecular Structure and Photoactivity
Porphyrins and phthalocyanines are organic dyes which can be used as highly fluorescent species in laser technology , in photography , as radiation power indicators , as photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy of cancerous disease [2, 3]. In some papers it has been shown that porphyrins and phthalocyanines are very attractive candidates for application in photovoltaics and thus can serve as photoconverters of light to electric energy [4, 5, 6, 7].
KeywordsNematic Liquid Crystal Photoelectrochemical Cell Zinc Phthalocyanine Molecular Skeleton Organic Chain
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