The origin of the solvent dependence of fluorescence quantum yields in dipolar merocyanine dyes

Joscha Hoche, Alexander Schulz, Lysanne Monika Dietrich, Alexander Humeniuk, Matthias Stolte, David Schmidt, Tobias Brixner, Frank Würthner, Roland Mitric
2019 Chemical Science  
An increasing activation energy barrier to a conical intersection was identified as the reason for higher fluorescence lifetimes and quantum yields for merocyanines in polar solvents.
doi:10.1039/c9sc05012d pmid:32206253 pmcid:PMC7069518 fatcat:ygspuxjsmje67n7cdbibarddne