Work Group Prof. Dr. F. Temps

Disperse Red 1 featured on cover of Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences

26 June 2012:


In a femtosecond time-resolved fluorescence up-conversion and broadband transient absorption study carried out in project A1 of the Kiel Collaborative Research Centre 677 "Function by Switching" (SFB 677), we showed that the ultrafast photoisomerization of the push-pull azobenzene photoswitch Disperse Red 1 proceeds via a two-step, sequential mechanism: 

J. Bahrenburg, K. Röttger, R. Siewertsen, F. Renth, F. Temps, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 11, 1210 - 1219 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/C2PP05400K.

The paper was selected by the editors for the cover of the July 2012 issue.




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