Observation of counterion effects and dimensionality reduction in single-crystal (EDO-TTF)2SbF6 with ultrafast electron diffraction
1 Departments of Physics and Chemistry, University of Toronto, 80 St. George St., Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3H6, Canada
2 Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22607 Hamburg, Germany
3 Institute of Chemistry, University Potsdam, Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 24-25, 14476 Postdam, Germany
4 Research Centre for Low Temperature and Material Sciences, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan
5 Division of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8502, Japan
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Published online: 16 April 2019
Femtosecond electron diffraction is used to resolve structural dynamics in single-crystal (EDO-TTF)2XF6 (X = P, Sb). The retarded and lower-dimensional dynamics of the latter illustrate the dominant role of counterion motion in stabilizing electron transfer.
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