Excitation with 35 ps flashes of uncomplexed Ni(II) porphyrins in a complexing (basic) solvent results in the binding of ligands in the excited state.
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Acknowledgement is made to the donors of the Petroleum Research Fund, administered by the American Chemical Society, for partial support of this research (Grant No. 12798-G6)_ Funds were also provided to DH by a Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Grant for Newly Appointed Young Faculty in Chemistry_ The authors wish to thank Christine Kirmaier for technical assistance with the picosecond apparatus and Dr_ hi. Gouterman for helpful discussion_
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry