Department of Chemistry

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Current Group Research

Photochemistry of Organic and Organometalic Compounds

Figure: Contour plot of transient absorption data for 2-(Organophosphine)gold(I) Pyrene.

Recent Publications

  • DiScipio, R.;Sauvé, G.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E., "Photodynamics in Metal Chelating Tetraphenylazadipyrromethene Complexes: Implications for Their Potential Use as Photovoltaic Materials", 2018, to be submitted. Access article
  • Yang, W.; Ashwood, B.; Zhao, J.; Ji, W.; Escudero, D.; Jacquemin, D.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E., "Ultrafast Excited-State Dynamics in Cyclometalated Ir(III) Complexes Coordinated with Perylenebisimide and Its π-Radical Anion Ligands", J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 21184-21198. Access article
  • DiScipio, R.; Santiago, R. Y.; Taylor, D.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E., "Electronic Relaxation Pathways of the Biologically Relevant Pterin Chromophore", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 12720-12729. Access article
  • Fujiwara, T.; Reichardt, C.; Vogt, R. A.; Zgierski, M. Z.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E.; Lim, E. C. "Electronic Spectra and Excited-State Dynamics of 4-Fluoro-N,N-dimethylaniline", Chem. Phys. Lett. 2013, 586, 70-75. Access article
  • Vogt, R. A.; Gray, T. G.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E.;"Subpicosecond Intersystem Crossing in Mono- and Di-(Organophosphine)gold(I) Naphthalene Derivatives in Solution", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14808-14817.Access article
  • Dodson, L. G.; Vogt, R. A.; Marks, J.; Reichardt, C.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E.;"Photophysical and Photochemical Properties of the Pharmaceutical Compound Salbutamol in Aqueous Solutions", Chemosphere 2011, 83, 1513-1523.Access article
  • Santos-Pérez, J.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E.; Reichardt, C.; Cabrera, C. R.; Feliciano-Ramos, I.; Arroyo-Ramírez, L.; Meador, M. A.; "Synthesis, Optical Characterization, and Electrochemical Properties of Isomeric Tetraphenylbenzodifurans Containing Electron Acceptor Groups", J. Phys. Chem. A 2011, 115, 4157-4168.Access article
  • Vogt, R. A.; Peay, M. A.; Gray, T. G.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E.; "Excited-State Dynamics of (Organophosphine)Gold(I) Pyrenyl Isomers", J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 1205-1211.Access article