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Title: Coherent control of long-range photoinduced electron transfer by stimulated X-ray Raman processes

Abstract

In this paper, we show that X-ray pulses resonant with selected core transitions can manipulate electron transfer (ET) in molecules with ultrafast and atomic selectivity. We present possible protocols for coherently controlling ET dynamics in donor–bridge–acceptor (DBA) systems by stimulated X-ray resonant Raman processes involving various transitions between the D, B, and A sites. Finally, simulations presented for a Ru(II)–Co(III) model complex demonstrate how the shapes, phases and amplitudes of the X-ray pulses can be optimized to create charge on demand at selected atoms, by opening up otherwise blocked ET pathways.

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Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Irvine, CA (United States); Singapore Inst. of Manufacturing Technology (Singapore)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES); National Science Foundation (NSF); Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) (Singapore)
OSTI Identifier:
1306667
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OSTI ID: 1470115
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG02-04ER15571; CHE-1361516; 1426500053
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Published Article
Journal Name:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Journal Volume: 113 Journal Issue: 36; Journal ID: ISSN 0027-8424
Publisher:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; electron transfer; coherent control; ultrafast X-ray spectroscopy; stimulated Raman

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Dorfman, Konstantin E., Zhang, Yu, and Mukamel, Shaul. Coherent control of long-range photoinduced electron transfer by stimulated X-ray Raman processes. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1073/pnas.1610729113.
Dorfman, Konstantin E., Zhang, Yu, & Mukamel, Shaul. Coherent control of long-range photoinduced electron transfer by stimulated X-ray Raman processes. United States. doi:10.1073/pnas.1610729113.
Dorfman, Konstantin E., Zhang, Yu, and Mukamel, Shaul. Wed . "Coherent control of long-range photoinduced electron transfer by stimulated X-ray Raman processes". United States. doi:10.1073/pnas.1610729113.
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author = {Dorfman, Konstantin E. and Zhang, Yu and Mukamel, Shaul},
abstractNote = {In this paper, we show that X-ray pulses resonant with selected core transitions can manipulate electron transfer (ET) in molecules with ultrafast and atomic selectivity. We present possible protocols for coherently controlling ET dynamics in donor–bridge–acceptor (DBA) systems by stimulated X-ray resonant Raman processes involving various transitions between the D, B, and A sites. Finally, simulations presented for a Ru(II)–Co(III) model complex demonstrate how the shapes, phases and amplitudes of the X-ray pulses can be optimized to create charge on demand at selected atoms, by opening up otherwise blocked ET pathways.},
doi = {10.1073/pnas.1610729113},
journal = {Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
number = 36,
volume = 113,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {8}
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