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Petra Sauer and Roland E. Allen, Institute for Quantum Studies and Physics Department, Texas A&M University Toward molecular switches and biochemical detectors
 

Summary: Petra Sauer and Roland E. Allen, Institute for Quantum Studies and Physics Department, Texas A&M University
Toward molecular switches and biochemical detectors
employing adaptive femtosecond-scale laser pulses
visible


UV
Cis to trans (and trans to cis) photoisomerization of azobenzene, with nuclear
motion allowing extra electronic transitions for pulse durations > about 50 fs
Photoinduced ring-opening (and ring-closing) in a model dithienylethene
UV or visible


UV or visible
! Response of dipicolinic acid to femtosecond-scale laser
pulses, including excited states and nuclear motion
(with Yuri Rostovtsev)
2
Representative applications: azobenzene
Light-driven molecular switch

  

Source: Allen, Roland E. - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University

 

Collections: Physics