Symmetry-breaking charge transfer dynamics of 9,9’-bianthracene revealed by experiment and theory
1 Department of Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang 37673, Korea
2 Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea
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Published online: 16 April 2019
Symmetry-breaking charge transfer reaction of 9,9’-bianthracene is driven exclusively by the rotational fluctuation of solvents, not including the inertial component in the solvation dynamics. Torsional motion and bond shortening during the reaction were observed.
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