Mechanothermally induced conformational switch of a porphyrin dimer in a polymer film

Hung Doan, Sangram L. Raut, David Yale, Milan Balaz, Sergei V. Dzyuba, Zygmunt Gryczynski

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Stretching a polymer film induces a conformational change (from the twisted to planar state) in the embedded porphyrin dimer, as evidenced by steady-state and time-resolved emission spectra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9510-9513
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number61
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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