Direct observation of a distant ion pair generated in a photoconductive poly(n-vinylcarbazole) film with dopant

Tadaaki Ikoma, Mototada Nakai, Kimio Akiyama, Shozo Tero-Kubota, Toru Ishii

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Abstract

Photocondution in charge transfer materials apparently occurs through a distant geminate ion pair with an interionic separation of about 8 Å, as demonstrated by time-resolved EPR spectroscopy of a doped poly(N-vinylcarbazole) film (see scheme).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3234-3236
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume40
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Sep 3

Keywords

  • EPR spectroscopy
  • Electron transfer
  • Ion pairs
  • Photoconductive polymers
  • Thin films

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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