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Title: Organic solid state switches incorporating porphyrin compounds and method for producing organic solid state optical switches

A light-intensity dependent molecular switch comprised of a compound which shuttles an electron or a plurality of electrons from a plurality of electron donors to an electron acceptor upon being stimulated with light of predetermined wavelengths, said donors selected from porphyrins and other compounds, and a method for making said compound are disclosed. 4 figs.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
264571
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States) PTO; SCA: 426000; PA: EDB-96:122059; SN: 96001625906
Patent Number(s):
US 5,539,100/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-084,093
Contract Number:
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 23 Jul 1996
Research Org:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; SWITCHES; DESIGN; ELECTRO-OPTICAL EFFECTS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; SYNTHESIS