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Volume 104 Issue 6 December 1992 pp 713-722
Hematoporphyrin IX dimethyl ester (HPDME), tetraphenylporphyrin (TPP), tetra(4-methoxyphenyl)porphyrin (TMPP), tetra(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)porphyrin (TDMPP), tetra(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)porphyrin (TTMPP), tetraanthrylporphyrin (TAP) and tetraacridylporphyrin (TACP), and their Zn2+, SnX22+, Pd2+ and Pt2+ complexes have been prepared and characterized. The singlet molecular oxygen quantum yield (ϕΔ) values of the above porphyrins and their metal derivatives in N,N-dimethyl formamide (DMF) have been measured in the presence of 1,3-diphenylisobenzofuran (DPBF) as1O2 acceptor using steady state technique after correcting for the intensity of light absorbed by the photosensitizers. The ϕΔ values for the free base porphyrins are usually around 0.60. Hematoporphyrin IX dimethyl ester and its metal derivatives follow the order: HPDME (ϕΔ = 0.60) > Zn HPDME (0.40) > PdHPDME (0.34) > Sn(OH)2 HPDME (0.28) > PtHPDME (0.24). Zinc(II) complexes of tetraarylporphyrins show about 65% efficiency in ϕΔ values are compared to the ϕΔ values of their corresponding free base porphyrins. These results can be explained on the basis of catalyzed intersystem crossing to the ground state. The ϕλ values of the above free base porphyrins and their metal complexes in DMF in presence of DPBF using single-pulsed laser excitation technique follow similar trends.
Volume 112 Issue 3 June 2000 pp 359-359
Volume 112 Issue 3 June 2000 pp 403-403
Volume 113 Issue 4 August 2001 pp 245-256
Preparation of the ligands HL1 = 2,6-[(N-phenylpiperazin-1-yl)methyl]-
Volume 114 Issue 5 October 2002 pp 473-479
Single crystal EPR studies of VO(II)-doped cadmium potassium phosphate hexahydrate (CPPH) have been carried out at room temperature. The angular variation spectra in the three orthogonal planes indicate that the paramagnetic impurity has entered the lattice only substitutionally in place of Cd(II). Spin Hamiltonian parameters have been obtained from single crystal data. Powder spectra show a set of eight parallel and perpendicular features indicating the presence of only one site. The admixture coefficients have been calculated from the data, which agree well with the literature values.
Volume 115 Issue 1 February 2003 pp 1-14
New symmetrical compartmental binucleating ligands 2,6-
Volume 115 Issue 2 April 2003 pp 91-102
Synthesis and room temperature single crystal EPR studies of a dinickel complex having an Ni2(μ-phenoxide)22+ unit supported by a macrocyclic ligand environment [Ni2(L)2(OClO3)2] [L = 2-[(4-methyl-pyridin-2-ylimino)-methyl]-phenol]
A bimetallic nickel(II) complex with the ligand Hsalamp (2-[(4-methyl-pyridin-2-ylimino)-methyl]-phenol), having the molecular formula, Ni2C26H22 N4O10Cl2, is synthesized and characterized by elemental, UV-Vis, IR and EPR studies. The IR spectrum confirms the presence of coordinated perchlorate ion and the UV-Vis. spectrum substantiates that the geometry around the metal ion is distorted square pyramidal. In the solvent methanol, the complex undergoes dissociation indicating the nature of the complex to be 1:2 electrolyte. The single crystal EPR studies indicate that the zero-field splitting is not large and the spectra can be observed even at room temperature, not so common for a nickel(II) ion. The spin Hamiltonian parameters calculated from single crystal rotations are:
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