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Solvent effect on the spectroscopic properties of 6MAMC and 7MAMC

Melavanki, Raveendra M and Patil, NR and Kapatkar, SB and Ayachit, NH and Umapathy, Siva and Thipperudrappa, J and Nataraju, AR (2011) Solvent effect on the spectroscopic properties of 6MAMC and 7MAMC. In: Journal of Molecular Liquids, 158 (2). pp. 105-110.

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The absorption and emission spectra of two dyes namely 6MAMC and 7MAMC have been recorded at room temperature in solvents of different polarities. The ground-state dipole moments (mu(g)) of these two were determined experimentally by Guggenheim method and were compared with theoretical values obtained using quantum chemical method. The exited state (mu(e))dipole moments were estimated from Lippert's, Bakhshiev's and Chamma-Viallet's equations by using the variation of the Stokes shift with the solvent dielectric constant and refractive index. The ground and excited-state dipole moments were calculated by means of the solvatochromic shift method and also the excited-state dipole moments are determined in combination with ground-state dipole moments. It was observed that dipole moments of excited state were higher than those of the ground state, indicating a substantial redistribution of the pi-electron densities in a more polar excited state for these two dyes. (C) 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Molecular Liquids
Publisher: Elsevier Science B.V.
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science B.V.
Keywords: Solvatochromic shift method;Ground-state dipole moments; Excited-state dipole moments;6MAMC and 7MAMC
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2011 06:06
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2011 06:06
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/36007

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