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Supramolecular Photochemistry: Controlling Photochemical Processes

Supramolecular Photochemistry: Controlling Photochemical Processes

V. Ramamurthy (Editor), Yoshihisa Inoue (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-09530-0

Jul 2011

560 pages


This is the most updated, comprehensive collection of monographs on all aspects of photochemistry and photophysics related to natural and synthetic, inorganic, organic, and biological supramolecular systems. Supramolecular Photochemistry: Controlling Photochemical Processes addresses reactions in crystals, organized assemblies, monolayers, zeolites, clays, silica, micelles, polymers, dendrimers, organic hosts, supramolecular structures, organic glass, proteins and DNA, and applications of photosystems in confined media. This landmark publication describes the past, present, and future of this growing interdisciplinary area.
Preface vii

Contributors xi

1 Dynamics of Guest Binding to Supramolecular Assemblies 1
Cornelia Bohne

2 Templating Photoreactions in Solution 53
Dario M. Bassani

3 Complexation of Fluorescent Dyes by Macrocyclic Hosts 87
Roy N. Dsouza, Uwe Pischel, and Werner M. Nau

4 Supramolecular Photochirogenesis 115
Cheng Yang and Yoshihisa Inoue

5 Real-Time Crystallography of Photoinduced Processes in Supramolecular Framework Solids 155
Philip Coppens and Shao-Liang Zheng

6 Bimolecular Photoreactions in the Crystalline State 175
Arunkumar Natarajan and Balakrishna R. Bhogala

7 Structural Aspects and Templation of Photochemistry in Solid-State Supramolecular Systems 229
Menahem Kaftory

8 Photochromism of Multicomponent Diarylethene Crystals 267
Masakazu Morimoto and Masahiro Irie

9 Manipulation of Energy Transfer Processes Within the Channels of L-Zeolite 285
Gion Calzaferri and André Devaux

10 Controlling Photoreactions Through Noncovalent Interactions Within Zeolite Nanocages 389
V. Ramamurthy and Jayaraman Sivaguru

11 Photochemical and Photophysical Studies of and in Bulk Polymers 443
Shibu Abraham and Richard G. Weiss

12 Delocalization and Migration of Excitation Energy and Charge in Supramolecular Systems 517
Mamoru Fujitsuka and Tetsuro Majima

13 Supramolecular Effects on Mechanisms of Photoisomerization: Hula Twist, Bicycle Pedal, and One-Bond-Flip 547
Robert S.H. Liu, Lan-Ying Yang, Yao-Peng Zhao, Akira Kawanabe, and Hideki Kandori

14 Protein-Controlled Ultrafast Photoisomerization in Rhodopsin and Bacteriorhodopsin 571
Hideki Kandori

Index 597

“The book is well written and has an excellent bibliography for further reading.  Summing Up: Recommended.  Upper-division undergraduates through professionals in photochemistry.”  (Choice, 1 April 2012)