Time-Varying Triplet State Lifetimes of Single Molecules

Share/Save/Bookmark

Veerman, J.A. and Garcia-Parajo, M.F. and Kuipers, L. and Hulst, N.F. van (1999) Time-Varying Triplet State Lifetimes of Single Molecules. Physical Review Letters, 83 (11). pp. 2155-2158. ISSN 0031-9007

open access
[img]
Preview
PDF
278kB
Abstract:It is found that triplet state lifetimes and intersystem crossing yields of individual molecules embedded in a polymer host at room temperature are not constant in time. The range over which the triplet lifetime of a single molecule varies during long observation times shows a strong similarity with the distribution of lifetime values obtained during short observation times of many individual molecules dispersed in space. The similarity is an elegant manifestation of the ergodic principle of statistical physics.
Item Type:Article
Copyright:© 1999 American Physical Society
Research Group:
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/23824
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.83.2155
Export this item as:BibTeX
EndNote
HTML Citation
Reference Manager

 

Repository Staff Only: item control page

Metis ID: 128623