Photophysical and photocatalytic properties of β-sulfonatoporphycenes

Tatsushi Baba, Hisashi Shimakoshi, Ayataka Endo, Chihaya Adachi, Yoshio Hisaeda

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The photophysical properties and photooxidation ability of the β-sulfonatoporphycenes are reported. The photophysical parameters depend on the number of substitutions. The disulfonated porphycene 2 is expected to be a new photosensitizer due to its high catalytic activity and photostability.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)264-265
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 5 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)


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