Photodimerization of acenaphthylene within a nanocapsule: Excited state lifetime dependent dimer selectivity

Lakshmi S. Kaanumalle, V. Ramamurthy

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Abstract

Direct excitation of acenaphthylene molecules included in a syn fashion within the octa acid nanocapsule dimerizes quantitatively to a syn dimer, and upon triplet sensitization, yields both syn and anti dimers probably by reacting within and outside the capsule.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1062-1064
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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