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Title: The ligand-to-metal charge transfer excited state of [Re(dmpe)3]2+
The ligand-to-metal charge transfer (LMCT) transitions of [Re(dmpe)3]2+ (dmpe = bis-1,2-(dimethylphosphino)ethane) were interrogated using UV/Vis absorbance spectroscopy, photoluminescence spectroscopy, and time-dependent density functional theory. The solvent dependence of the lowest energy charge transfer transition was quantified; no solvatochromism was observed. TD-DFT calculations reveal the dominant LMCT transition is highly symmetric and delocalized involving all phopshine ligand donors in the charge transfer, providing an understanding for the absence of solvatochromism of [Re(dmpe)3]2+.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
1954868
NSF-PAR ID:
10276754
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Date Published:
Journal Name:
Photosynthesis Research
ISSN:
0166-8595
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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