Ultrafast dynamics of a bi-stable azopyridine Ni-porphyrin spin switch after photoexcitation in the porphyrin B-bands
1 Institute of Physical Chemistry, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Max-Eyth-Str. 1, 24098 Kiel, Germany
2 Otto Diels-Institute of Organic Chemistry, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Otto-Hahn-Platz 4, 24098 Kiel, Germany
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Published online: 16 April 2019
Femtosecond time-resolved absorption measurements of a magnetically bi-stable azopyridine Ni-porphyrin in solution at room temperature show that the photo-induced dynamics are dominated by transient low-spin ⇄ high-spin interconversion involving Ni (d2) and (d, d) states.
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