Infrared pre-excitation grants isotopomer-specific photochemistry
1 Institute of Biophysics, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 1, 60438, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2 Institute of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 7, 60438, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
3 Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue Str. 7, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
4 Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - CNR, Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organo Metallici (ICCOM-CNR), UOS di Pisa, Via G. Moruzzi 1, I-56124 Pisa, Italy
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Published online: 16 April 2019
Species-selective photochemistry is often hampered by overlapping UV-Vis spectra. We overcome this long-standing problem by combined vibrational and electronic excitation as demonstrated by isotopomer selection. The influence of various factors on selectivity is discussed.
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