Optically induced cis-trans isomerisation of (η6-cis-stilbene)Cr(CO)3

Anthony C. Coleman, Nicola M. Boyle, Conor Long, Ramunas Augulis, Audrius Pugzlys, Paul H.M. van Loosdrecht, Wesley R. Browne, Ben L. Feringa, Kate L. Ronayne, Mary T. Pryce*

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Abstract

The femto- and picosecond time resolved spectroscopy of (η6-cis-stilbene)Cr(CO)3 provides evidence for three optically accessible excited states one leading to cis-trans isomerisation of the coordinated stilbene ligand and another which results in a slow release of CO.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2201-2203
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Volume39
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • EXCITED-STATE DYNAMICS
  • METAL-CARBONYLS
  • RESONANCE RAMAN
  • GAS-PHASE
  • ULTRAFAST PHOTODISSOCIATION
  • ELECTRONIC SPECTROSCOPY
  • MOLECULAR-STRUCTURE
  • PHOTOCHEMISTRY
  • FE(CO)(5)
  • CR(CO)(6)

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