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Triplet Solvation Dynamics of Hydrogen Bonding Liquids in Confinement

  • Peter Weigl , Vincenzo Talluto , Thomas Walther and Thomas Blochowicz EMAIL logo


We have developed a flexible experimental setup to conduct triplet solvation dynamics (TSD) experiments. The setup is capable of exciting dyes at 355, 320 and 266 nm. Phosphorescence spectra can be recorded up to a 10 ns-resolution usually covering three decades using a grating spectrograph and a CCD camera. In this contribution, we describe the experimental setup as well as first investigations on water-alcohol mixtures, microemulsions and new dyes for TSD, i.e. naphthalene derivates, which take full advantage of this experimental method sensitive to the local environment of the dyes.


Financial support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in the framework of the research unit FOR 1583 under grant no BL 1192/1 is gratefully acknowledged.


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Received: 2017-08-22
Accepted: 2017-11-17
Published Online: 2017-12-21
Published in Print: 2018-07-26

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