A special solvent effect of acetonitrile on the electron transfer from triethylamine to triplet anthraquinone

Kumao Hamanoue, Toshihiro Nakayama, Kazuaki Sugiura, Hiroshi Teranishi, Masakazu Washio, Seiichi Tagawa, Yoneho Tabata

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The photoreduction of anthraquinone (AQ) by triethylamine in acetonitrile was found to originate from two independent processes: The free radical anion of AQ and the exciplex between triethylamine and AQ were produced via the second and the lowest triplet states of AQ, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)503-506
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1985 Aug 9


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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