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Singlet and triplet molecular interaction in excimers

Malar, E Joy Padma and Chandra, Asish K (1980) Singlet and triplet molecular interaction in excimers. In: Theoretical Chemistry Accounts: Theory, Computation, and Modeling (Theoretica Chimica Acta), 55 (2). pp. 153-164.

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A perturbative approach is developed to determine, term by term, the contributions of the various forces to the excimer potentials of the singlet and triplet excimers. The results show that the singlet excimer of naphthalene is more stable than the corresponding triplet excimer primarily due to large contributions of the exciton-resonance and the dispersion energy terms. The variation of the various terms with the conformations of the excimers suggests that the singlet and triplet excimers of naphthalene cannot have identical structure.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Singlet excimer - triplet excimer - exciton resonance - dispersion energy
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Depositing User: pallab
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2010 10:39
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:41
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/22208

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