Folding of a poly(oxyethylene) chain as probed by photoinduced energy transfer between Ru- and Os-polypyridine termini

S. J.A. Pope, C. R. Rice, M. D. Ward, A. F. Morales, G. Accorsi, N. Armaroli, F. Barigelletti

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The extent of photoinduced energy-transfer between [Ru(bipy)3]2+ and [Os(bipy)3]2+ units attached to either end of a deca(oxoethylene) 33-atom chain can be used to show how the distribution of end-to-end distances in the ensemble of conformations changes in different solvents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2228-2231
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


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