Symmetry-breaking charge transfer dynamics of 9,9'-bianthracene revealed by experiment and theory

Changmin Lee, Taecheon Lyu, Cheol Ho Choi, Taiha Joo, R. Li, G. Cerullo, M. Khalil, F. Kärtner, J. Ogilvie
2019 EPJ Web of Conferences  
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.
doi:10.1051/epjconf/201920509008 fatcat:4svkgwhg7vdxdaeoyi5xygetsi