Electron and excitation transfer in hetero-supramolecular assemblies and at molecule-nanoparticle interfaces

Piotr Piotrowiak, Kurt Deshayes, Zinaida S. Romanova, Cynthia Pagba, Sarmimala Hore, Giovanni Zordan, Ileana Place, Agnes Farrán

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Encapsulation of chromophores within Cram-type hemicarcerands allowed the investigation of fundamental photophysical phenomena, such as long-range triplet energy transfer, electron transfer, and the remote heavy atom effect. Furthermore, novel water-soluble hemicarcerands are being used to develop unique hybrid materials composed of semiconductor nanoparticles and host-guest assemblies. Photoinduced charge injection from the "incarcerated" guest into the conduction band of the semiconductor has been demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1061-1068
Number of pages8
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 2003


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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