Relaxation processes of photoexcited states in halogen-bridged mixed-valence metal complexes

Yoshiki Wada, Nobuyuki Matsushita, Masahiro Yamashita

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Excitation spectra of the self-trapped exciton luminescence bands and those of photo-induced absorption bands of halogen-bridged mixed-valence metal complexes have been measured. The excitation spectra of luminescence bands begin to decrease from energies smaller than the peak energies of the charge transfer exciton absorption bands. The excitation spectra of photo-induced absorption bands begin to rise from the same energies. These show the competition between the self-trapped excitons and the photo-induced defect states in their generation processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-180
Number of pages6
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology. Section A. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Jun 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics


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