Excited state properties of Quinoxaline-substituted Platinum 1,2-Enedithiolates

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Title: Excited state properties of Quinoxaline-substituted Platinum 1,2-Enedithiolates
Author: Kaiwar, Sharada; Vodacek, Anthony; Blough, Neil; Pilato, Robert
Abstract: The complexes (dppe)M{S2C2(2-quinoxaline)(R)}, where dppe = (diphenylphosphinoethane, M = Ni, Pd, and Pt, and R = H and Me, have as their lowest-energy band an intraligand charge transfer transition (ILCT). Excitation of deaerated solutions of (dppe)Pt{S2C2(2-quinoxaline)(R)} lead to emissions from an 1ILCT* and an 3ILCT*. The lifetimes of these excited states (ô) and the quantum yields for the emissions ( ) for (dppe)Pt{S2C2(2- quinoxaline)(H)} in CH3CN are 1ô = 0.16 ns,1 () = 0.005 and 3ô = 3.3, 3 () = 0.01, respectively. The 3ILCT* of these quinoxaline-substituted complexes can undergo a diverse suite of excited state reactions, including electron, proton, and hydrogen atom transfers. The second order rate constants (kq) for the quenching of the 3ILCT* emission by acids increases with the thermodynamic driving force for the excited state proton transfer, an observation consistent with excited state electron and hydrogen atom transfers. Dihydroquinone and p-methoxyphenol are substantially better quenching agents than excited state proton transfer would predict and thermodynamic calculations suggest that they quench the 3ILCT* by hydrogen atom transfer (Refer to PDF file for exact formulas).
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Record URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1850/4362
Publishers URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja9626998
Date: 1997-04-09

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