Ultrafast dynamics of highly constrained azobenzene macrocycles
1 Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Goethe University, 60439 Frankfurt, Germany
2 Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
3 Institute of Organic Chemistry, Justus-Liebig University, 35392 Giessen, Germany
4 Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA
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Published online: 16 April 2019
The ultrafast photoisomerization of model azobenzene macrocycles was studied by transient absorption spectroscopy. Our results reveal a strong dependence of the dynamics and the overall molecular properties on the geometric constraints and the intramolecular strain.
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